NASH, Frederick Charles. 2043. Private KEH. Transferred from 2KEH on 14/06/1917 having enlisted 12/12/1915 as Private 2055. Discharged 4/06/1919 as physically unfit. Born in 1892 in Middlesex. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NATHAN, Harold Lawrence. Private KEH. From Auckland, New Zealand. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery. Entered France 9/04/1916. Later Captain. May have been Mentioned in Despatches but no record found although noted on Medal Index Card. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.
NAUDE, Benjamin. 1234. Private KEH. Enlisted 18/08/1915. Discharged 6/09/1918 as physically unfit. Awarded Silver War Badge 8289. Born 1886. Lived post-war in Pretoria, South Africa and re-enlisted in the South African army. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NAYLOR, Benjamin Birchall. 168. Private. 'B' Squadron. Enlisted in Liverpool and entered France 22/04/1915. Died of a self-inflicted wound 19/06/17 aged 26. Born in Litherland, Lancashire the son of Benjamin Shepherd Naylor and the late Caroline Naylor of Grasmere, Blundellsands, Liverpool. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, FRANCE. Commemorated on Hightown Club WW1 Roll Of Honour, Hightown and Blundellsands Wesleyan Sunday School Plaque, Liverpool, Merseyside. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio. Photograph of gravestone shown courtesy of "Remembering The Dead Of World War 1". His younger brother Serjeant James William Naylor, 252 also served with KEH.
NAYLOR, James William. 252. Serjeant. Entered France 22/04/1915. Discharged 28/02/1919. Born in 1893 in Great Crosby, Lancashire, England. His elder brother was Private Benjamin Birchall Naylor, 168, KEH who tragically died from a self-inflicted wound 19/06/1917. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
NEL, Johannes Petrius. 1356. Corporal KEH. Severely wounded at the defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918. Discharged 13/02/1919. From South Africa. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NELSON, Gilbert H. 2047. Private KEH. Posted as Missing in Action at Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918. Discharged 12/04/1919. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal.
NEUWIRTH, Arthur. 1997. Private KEH. Discharged 14/03/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NEVILLE, John B. 1712. Private KEH. Discharged 10/04/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NEWBURY, Christopher. 1318. Private KEH. 'B' Squadron in 1916. Discharged 8/07/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NEWMAN, Eric John. 1706. Private KEH. Enlisted 2/12/1916. Saw service in Italy from 20/02/1918 then France 10/03/1918. Reported Missing in Action at defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918 but subsequently reported as taken Prisoner of War. Repatriated 15/01/1919 and discharged 13/07/1919. Prior service with South African Defence Force for one year. Born in 1897 and resided in South Africa. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NEWSTEAD Horace. 2124. Private KEH. Transferred to KEH as Private 1569 from 2KEH. Entered France 26/10/1915 and discharged 29/06/1919.
NEWTON, Frank. 1180. Private KEH. Discharged 16/07/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NIBLETT, George. 1461. Private KEH. Discharged 1/03/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NICCOL, George (Tally) McLaughlin. 499. Private KEH. Entered France 22/07/1915, Acting Captain Royal Field Artillery 91st Brigade, 20th Division. Mentioned in Despatches 18/05/1917 and awarded Military Cross. Died in England 30/10/1918 of Spanish flu exacerbated due to the effects of being gassed twice and is buried in Putney Vale Cemetery, London. Son of Ada Beatrice and George Turnbull Niccol of Auckland, New Zealand and husband of Enid Norma Reed, whom he married in New Zealand, 1918. He attended King's College from 1898 to 1900 and is commemorated in their Roll of Honour. George Niccol appears on the list of New Zealanders in other forces. Born in Auckland in 1888 he entered Auckland Grammar School in 1900. Commemorated Devenport School, Auckland. Auckland Online Cenotaph has good detail and photographs from family including standing portrait photograph in Royal Field Artillery uniform shown courtesy of Deborah Quilter, 2018.
NICHOLLS, Phillip G. 1681. Private KEH
NICHOLS, William. D/10690. Private KEH. Transferred to Corps of Dragoons as Private D/10690. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
NICKSON, R. G. 1015. Lance Corporal KEH.
NIELSON, Louis. 2231. Private KEH. Transferred from 194th Company, Machine Gun Corps 55135. Discharged 11/10/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals named to KEH.
NOBLE, Percy Welstead Honnom. 642. Private. Enlisted at Watford. Entered France 22/04/1915. DoW 26/08/1917. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, BELGIUM. Born in Newbottle, Northamptonshire in Jan 1884. Resided in Basingstoke. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
NORTHCOTE, Thomas (Tom) Francis. 324. Private. Enlisted KEH 4/08/1914 aged 18. Corporal 13/11/1914. Sergeant KEH 27/12/1914. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 25/05/1915. Went to France Jan 1916. Transferred to Royal Flying Corps Sep 1916 as an Observer/Air Gunner. Wounded by machine gun bullet to the leg in aerial combat Jan 1917. Returned to flying Nov 1917. Mentioned in Despatches. Discharged 20/08/1919. Lieutenant on British War and Victory Medals. Attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge and likely to been in University Troop KEH. Born 10/04/1894 in Wellington, New Zealand and died 15/06/1977 in Christchurch. Photograph as Second Lieutenant KEH available on www.kingedwardshorse.net
NOTT, Edward Ross. 463. Private. Entered France 11/09/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 10th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment before transferring to the 9th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Severely wounded at the Battle of Loos in Sep 1915 and invalided back to England. Returned to France Apr 1916. Served as Intelligence Office and commanded Battalion snipers. DoW 13/07/1916 received on the first day of the Battle of the Somme 1/07/1916. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery, the Somme, Picardie, France. Awarded Military Cross 25-26/09/1915 for gallantry at Hill 70. Mentioned in Despatches. Medals claimed by his father A. R. Nott, c/o David Jones Ltd, Finsbury Court, London, England. Born in Strathfield, Sydney, Australia on 15/11/1893 and his mother was Alice May (Ross) Jones. Portrait photograph shown with notice of his death from the 'Sydney Morning Herald' newspaper 18/07/1916.
NUTT, Ernest E. D/6372. Private 3rd Dragoon Guards D/6372. Transferred to KEH as Private KEH D/6732. Entered France 27/12/1914. Discharged 11/03/1919. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
NUTTALL, Walter E. 1238. Private. WIA at Passchendaele in Aug 1917. Discharged 28/03/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
O'BRIEN, Pierce Francis. Private. Broke his leg due to a fall from his horse whilst on maneuvers in England. From the Argentine and with Railway Staff.
O'CONNOR, Brian. 1300. Lance Corporal. Left Trinidad for UK 18/10/1915 with 1st Caribbean Merchant and Planters Contingent and discharged 3/11/1919. Wrote a vivid account as a machine gunner in the fighting at the defence of Vieille Chapelle in 'Letters from the Front' (From the War Memorial Number, CIC St. Mary's College Annual, 1919). Born 18/02/1895 in Caura, Trinidad, British West Indies and died 23/01/1984 in San Fernando, Trinidad. Brother of Roderick O'Connor, 1301. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
O'CONNOR, Roderick. 1301. Private. 'A' Squadron. Left Trinidad for UK 18/10/1915 with 1st Caribbean Merchant and Planters Contingent, wounded at the defence of Vieille Chapelle and discharged 5/07/1919. Born 12/09/1889 in Trinidad where he died in Feb 1970. Brother of Brian O'Connor, 1300. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
O'DONNELL, M. Serjeant Major in 1911 and was a Lieutenant in the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards in the 1920s.
O'HALLORAN GILES, Hugh (Hew). Private. Pre-war King's Colonials/KEH with University Troop whilst attending Trinity Hall, Cambridge 1909-12 studying law after attending Tonbridge School, England 1907-08. Enlisted 1914 and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery in Dec 1914. Entered France 19/08/1915. Served in Salonika with 'C' Battery, 114th Brigade, 26th Division 1916-19. Promoted to Major and awarded French Croix de Guerre and Mentioned in Despatches 11/06/1918. Born 27/10/1889 in Mitcham, Adelaide, South Australia. Served in WW2 as a Major, 57th Brigade Royal Field Artillery SX24509, Australian Military Forces. Died 7/04/1987 at the age of 97 as one of the last of the King's Colonials/KEH. Brother of Second Lieutenant Robert O'Halloran Giles KEH.
O'HALLORAN GILES, Robert. Private Hussars 34111. Second Lieutenant KEH promoted to Lieutenant Dec 1917. Taken Prisoner of War 9/04/1918 at defence of Vieille Chapelle with 4th Troop, 'A' Squadron and DOW 26/04/18 aged 21. Son of Thomas O'Halloran Giles and Jean O'Halloran Giles, of Adelaide, Australia. Attended Geelong Grammar School, Victoria, Australia. Buried in TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION, BELGIUM. Remembered on the Commemorative Roll of the Australian War Memorial. Brother of Hew O'Halloran Giles, KEH. Portrait photograph on www.kingewardshorse.net
O'HARA, Terence. 1721. Private. Posted as Missing in Action at defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918. Transferred as Private, Corps of Hussars 80209 and serving with 19th Hussars in 1920. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
O'KELLY, A. N. Captain attached Tank Corps, then Lieutenant Colonel.
OKIE, Howard Chesebrough. 932. Private. Enlisted 2/02/1915 and entered France 17/06/1915. Discharged 1/11/1915 as he was an American citizen having been born on the 16/12/1895 in Manhattan, New York and died there on the 17/10/1932. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio. Accompanying civilian photograph from his identity card in 1915 courtesy of Ancestry.
OLDMEADOW, L. J. Surgeon. Lieutenant King's Colonials 1902 (Photograph see Figure 4).
OLIPHANT, Marcus. Private King's Colonials 1902.
OLIVER, A. J. Enlisted from Argentina.
OLIVER, George Isaac Broughton. 1711. Private. Enlisted 19/12/1916. Entered France 15/06/1918. WIA 27/09/1918 with GSW to his elbow. Transferred to 1/7th Battalion, Manchester Regiment as Private 57455. Discharged 24/01/1919. Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in 1887. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
OLLEY, Martin Cope. 1653. Private KEH. Transferred as a Private, Machine Gun Corps 105388. Discharged 10/07/1919. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medals named to MGC.
O'NEILL, Conrade. 1540. Acting Corporal. Enlisted from Argentina. Discharged 9/03/1919.
O'REGAN, Michael. 838. Private. 'A' Squadron. Enlisted in the KEH 15/12/1914 having sailed to London on board SS Suwa Maru 16/10/1914 from Shanghai where he was serving with Shanghai Municipal Police 1904-20. Entered France 1/06/1915 and attached to bodyguard of G.O.C Royal Naval Division from 24/06/1916 to 6/10/1916. Discharged 10/06/1919 and briefly returned to Shanghai after the war. Prior service Private, 4521, 5th Lancers 23/11/1894 and served in Boer War from 1898 to 1902 then Royal Irish Constabulary 1902-04. Born 7/12/1875 in Listowel, County Kerry, Ireland and died 5/04/1951. Awarded South Africa Medal with 1901 and 1902 clasps.
ORMSBY, Richard Gilbert. 2083. Private. KIA 19/10/18. Born in Dec 1888 in Slaidburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire, England the son of Dr. George Henry Mason Ormsby and Mrs. Lucy Josephine Ormsby, of, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa. Buried in CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
ORR-EWING, . Second Lieutenant in photograph at Marlborough Barracks, Dublin 1918 see Figure 33.
OSBORNE, Arthur. 1114. Private. Mentioned in Despatches. Discharged 5/04/1919. Entitled to 1914/15 Star Trio.
OSBORNE, Henry (Herbert) Edward. Captain, Military Cross Lieutenant 1914/15 Star, BWM, Victory Captain London Gazette 4/10/1919
O'SULLIVAN, M. S. Private. Enlisted in the KEH having sailed to London on board SS Suwa Maru 16/10/1914 from Shanghai. Invalided by Nov 1916.
OTTREY, C. E. 2020. Private, Private Royal Scots Greys, Private Sherwood Rangers, Private Middlesex Yeomanry
OWEN, Henry Belton. 997. Private. Transferred as Private, British West Indies Regiment 4959. His widow applied for his British War and Victory Medals from Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies.