IDDON, Harry. 1495. Private, Private Tank Corps 302799, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 611188
ILLINGWORTH, Walter. Private. Dragoon Guards GS/14801, Private Essex Yeomanry, Private KEH, Private Corps of Dragoons D/15099
INCE, Louis. 1299. Private. Left Trinidad for UK 18/10/1915 with 1st Caribbean Merchant and Planters Contingent. Enlisted 9/11/1915. Returned 07/1916 upon discharge as medically unfit with chronic lung disease. Born 1896 in Trinidad. Living in USA in 1946.
INGLE, Terence. (W. on MIC as well) 1614. Private, Private Royal Dublin Fusiliers 21089
INSKIPP, Norman. 2098. Private Rhodesia Regiment 879, Private South African Infantry Brigade, Private KEH
IRONSIDE, David. 1699. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61207
IRVING, Arthur G. 750. Private
IZARD, Theodore Arthur (Pongo). Private. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 6/12/1914 in the KEH and promoted to Lieutenant in 1915 (as shown in accompanying photograph taken at Longford) later Captain before transferring at that rank to the Machine Gun Corps. Entered France 21/04/1915 as a Second Lieutenant. Born 20/10/1882 in the Bay of Islands, New Zealander. Prior service as a Lieutenant in 'B' Squadron the Amuri Mounted Rifles (North Canterbury Mounted Rifles) 1909-11. Named in KEH photograph taken at Longford in 1915 as a Lieutenant from the Old Comrades Association Bulletin. Became an Assistant District Officer in Nigeria, West Africa. British War Medal sold at auction in the UK in 2010. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.
JACK, Mathus McPherson. 1746. Private, Second Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps
JACKS, Oliver Lawrence. 708. Private, Second Lieutenant Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Captain Gloucestershire Regiment
JACKSON John C. 698. Private
JACKSON, Joseph J. 1821. Corporal, Corporal Liverpool Regiment 85705
JACKSON, Percy Singleton. 13. Private. 3rd Troop, 'B' Squadron. Died in service, took his own life 05/01/1917 aged 23. Served with Liverpool Troop of King Edward's Horse prior to the war. Entered France 22/04/1915. Born in 1885 in Liverpool the son of John Charles and Beatrice Irene Jackson of 6 Hertford Drive, Wallasey, Cheshire. Buried in HIGHGATE CEMETERY, UK. Commemorated on plaque at Liverpool College and Liverpool Town Hall Roll of Honour. Entitled to 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory medal.
JACKSON, Thomas. 816. Private, Private Rifle Brigade 5/470
JACOB, Arthur Cecil. Private. From Fielding, New Zealand. Student at Cambridge University and likely to have been in University Troop. Entered France 29/05/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the 65th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Born in 1890 the son of William Frederick and Henrietta Marie Jacob of Te Marama, Kiwitea, Fielding, educated at Whanganui Collegiate College. Address for receipt of 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal provided as 14 O'Connell Street, Auckland, New Zealand. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.
JACOBS, David Henry (Henry). 30 Serjeant. Awarded the Special Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct medal April 1917 as Squadron Quarter Master Serjeant.
JAMES, Edwin M. 815. Serjeant
JAMES, Francis H. 824. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39908
JAMES, George. 2173. Private Army Service Corps T/1810, Private KEH, Private Army Service Corps T/4/240948
JAMES, Henry A. D/16496. Private D/16496, Private Corps of Dragoons D/16496
JAMES, Lionel. Captain, Major, Lieutenant Colonel, DSO CBE. Commanded 'A' Squadron (British Asian) in 1903, Major from 11/06/1906 and then became Commanding Officer King Edward's Horse June 1916-1922. Captain, Major, Lieutenant Colonel, CBE DSO. Commanded 'A' Squadron (British Asian) in 1903, Commanding Officer King Edward's Horse June 1916-1922. Colonel L. James, CBE, DSO., King Edward’s Horse, War Correspondent for Reuters and The Times, Order of the British Empire, 1st type, Military Division, silver-gilt and enamel; Distinguished Service Order, G.V.R., gold and enamel, complete with top bar; India General Service, 4 clasps, Relief of Chitral 1895, Punjab Frontier 1897-8, Malakand 1897, Tirah 1897-8; Queen’s South Africa, 6 clasps, Cape Colony, Elandslaagte, Def. of Ladysmith, Orange Free State, Johannesburg, Diamond Hill; India General Service 1908-35, 1 clasp, North West Frontier 1908; 1914 Star; British War and Victory Medals; Italy, Order of the Crown, Officer’s, silver-gilt and enamel, obverse centre missing; Khedive’s Sudan 1896-1908, 1 clasp, Khartoum; Japan, Russo-Japanese War Medal. Colonel Lionel James was born in 1871 and educated at Cranleigh. Employed as a journalist, he was Reuter’s special correspondent in the Chitral, Mohmand, Malakand and Tirah Expeditions and for the Sudan in 1898. On the staff of The Times from 1899 until he retired in 1913. Among his many assignments he was special correspondent in South Africa 1899-1901, Manchuria 1904, with the Spanish Army in Morocco in 1909, with the Turkish Army in Albania in 1910, with the Turks in Thrace in 1912 and with the Bulgarians in Thrace in 1913. With the onset of the Great War he commanded King Edward’s Horse in the B.E.F., France and Italy, 1915-18. He was awarded the D.S.O. ( London Gazette 16.9.1918) and Mentioned in Despatches (twice). He was awarded the CBE. in 1924. Miniature medals sold at auction by Dix Noonan Webb, UK in September 2002 (For additional photograph see Figure 4).
JAMES, Maurice. 1345. Private, Second Lieutenant
JAMESON, Andrew McClare. 1439. Private
JARVIS, Ian. 609. Private, Corporal Durham Light Infantry 101654
JELLMAN . Corporal. 'B' Squadron. Wounded and taken prisoner at Vieille Chapelle 10/04/1918.
JENKIN, Arthur T. 985. Private
JENKINS, Charles. 1208. Private
JENKINS, John W. D/14603. Private South Wales Borderers 40232, Private Dragoon Guards GS/13449, Private KEH D/14603, Private Corps of Dragoons D/14603
JENKINSON, Christopher Russell. 1117. Staff Quarter Master Serjeant, Staff Quarter Master Serjeant Lancashire Fusiliers 45481
JENKS, Charles E. 1920. Private
JENKS, Ernest B. 826. Private, Acting Serjeant. Served with 27th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa as a Lance Corporal and then with King Edward's Horse Group entering France on 2 June 1915 as a Private and promoted to Acting Serjeant. Group of four medals: Queen's South Africa 1899-1902 with Cape Colony and South Africa 1902 clasps named to L.Cpl. E. B. Jenks. 27th Bn. Imp. Yeo. 1914-15 star (826 Pte. E. B. Jenks K. Edw. H.) and British War Medal and Victory Star (826 A. Sjt. E. B. Jenks. K. Edw. H.). Sold at Dix Noonan Webb auction, July 2019.
JENNINGS, Basil Spencer. Private, Second Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment
JERMANY, Robert. D/13680 Private, Private Corps of Dragoons D/13680
JESSOP, Edgar Carl. 600. Private. Christened Carl Edgar but reversed his name to Edgar Carl to avoid sounding Germanic. Great War medal trio retained by the family. Enlisted in England, arrived in France 22 April 1915 and was discharged 10 March 1919. Died November 1952 in Huntington, UK. (Source - personal correspondence with the family).
JESSOP, Francis Philip. 1449. Corporal KIA 09/04/1918 aged 25. Son of Katherine Mead (formerly Jessop), of 28 Burlington Road, Chiswick, London, and the late William Raymond Jessop. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, FRANCE.
JEWELL, Samuel. 1342. Private
JOHNSON, Frederick 629. Private. Entered France 22/04/1915 and discharged 19/11/1919.
JOHNSON, John Alexander. 877. Lance Corporal. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915 and wounded Jul 1915. KIA 9/04/18 at Defence of Vieille Chapelle. Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, FRANCE and Caithness Roll of Honour. Born in Wick, Caithness, Scotland, the son of Mrs Dolina Johnson.
JOHNSON, George Henry. 777. Private. 'A' Squadron. Enlisted 1/12/1914, arrived in France 1/06/1915 and discharged 11/01/1918. Awarded Silver War Badge 325228. Born 1875 and lived in Burton-on-Trent, England.
JOHNSON, Gordon R. 1033. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, 177th Company, Royal Engineers 29/10/1915 later Captain. Entered France 1/06/1915. Awarded Military Cross published 1/01/1918 in the London Gazette and Mentioned in Despatches.
JOHNSON, Henry E. D/17063. Private, Private Corps of Dragoons D/17603
JOHNSON, Hugh Viner. 1913. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 45512
JOHNSON, John A. 877. Private
JOHNSON, Leonard Robert. 1955. Sapper, Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force
JOHNSON, Louis H. 61709. Trooper British Columbia Horse, Driver KEH, Air Mechanic Second Class Royal Air Force
JOHNSON, Percy Adolph. 1136. Private. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 29/01/1918.
JOHNSTONE, Robert Philip. 1312. Private KEH then 2KEH 1312. Enlisted 23/12/1914. Entered France 5/05/1915. Discharged 2/09/1916 due to wounds with Silver War Badge 177,131. Awarded OBE. Born in 1890 in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago and died in 1967. Brother of Corporal Romer Frank Johnstone, 1316 KEH. Awarded 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medals. Information on both Johnstone brothers courtesy of Helen Pollock.
JOHNSTONE, Romer Frank. 1316. Corporal. 'B' Squadron. Left Trinidad for UK 18/10/1915 with 1st Caribbean Merchant and Planters Contingent. Enlisted Nov 1915 and entered France 30/12/1916. Wounded Ypres 1917 and Battle of Lys 04/1918. Discharged 8/06/1919. Born in 1881 in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago. Died in 1963 in San Fernando General Hospital, Trinidad. Brother of Private Robert Philip Johnstone OBE, 1312 KEH and then 1312 2KEH. Information on both Johnstone brothers courtesy of Helen Pollock.
JONES, Alick W. 288. Private. Discharged 8/09/1919.
JONES, Arthur R. D/12211. Private, Private London Regiment 388291
JONES, Charles. 1161. Private
JONES, Edward Henry. 1034. Serjeant DOW 28/12/18. Awarded Military Medal for patrol work at Leutze and Ath 10/11/1918. Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Photograph of headstone shown.
JONES, Fred. 445. Lance Corporal. From New Zealand. KIA 13/03/1918. Accidentally killed in a railway accident. Buried in ST. GERMAIN-AU-MONT-D'OR COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, FRANCE. Entered France 22/04/1915.
JONES, Ivan R. Second Lieutenant, Lieutenant Army Service Corps
JONES, Picton O. H. Lieutenant KEH 1910. Nephew of Sir Alfred Jones, shipping and West African magnate and managed a shipping company in the Great War vital to the war effort.
JONES, R. I. V. 745. Private, Lieutenant, Acting Captain South Staffordshire Regiment
JONES, Robert W. 1888. Private. Discharged 14/04/1919. Did not serve in France. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal. Noted as being from Australia.
JONES, Wilfred. 1560. Private. Enlisted 15/06/1916. Wounded at the Battle of Paschendaele, France in 1917 with a gun shot wound to the hand, which damaged his nerves in the his hand and it became almost a claw. Discharged in Longford, Ireland on 28/08/1918 due to being classed as physically unfit. Awarded Silver War Badge 16880. Born 1897 in Ramsbury, Wiltshire, England, married Catherine Stewart in Longford, Ireland in 1917 and he died in Putney, England. Appears to have emigrated to Australia.
JORDAN, Edward. 1156. Sapper, Corporal Rifle Brigade 200715
JORDAN, Harold (Howard). D. 494. Private
JOYCE, James B. 1864. Corporal, Corporal Liverpool Regiment, Corporal Tank Corps 302886
JOYCE, Joshua J. 1284. Private, Private Labour Corps 567807
JUDD, Reginald A. 2023. Private 2077 as well on MIC
JUDD, William Mouatt. 1261. Private KIA 09/04/1918 at the Defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918. The son of W. H. Judd from Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia. Awarded British War Medal and Victory Medal. Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, FRANCE.
JUST, Leonard Wolfgang. 1045. Second Lieutenant in the King's Colonials 21/04/1903. Private 2KEH then commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 2nd/6th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment 10/10/1915 later Lieutenant.