TANNER, Charles A. 1455. Private KEH. Discharged 21/05/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
TAPPLY, Sidney Lansdell. 643. Private KEH. Enlisted 9/11/1914 and entered France 21/04/1915. Discharged physically unfit 16/02/1918 and awarded Silver War Badge 357730 and entitled to 1914/15 Star trio. Born on 24/09/1881 in Lambeth, Surrey, England, resided in Streatham and died 25/01/1969 In Guilford, Surrey.
TAYLOR, Claude Arthur. 1230. Private KEH. Enlisted 17/08/1915 and discharged 28/01/1918 due to sickness. Awarded Silver War Badge 348,794. Born in 1882. Awarded British War and Victory Medals. Medal Index Card notes re-issued in 1963.
TAYLOR, Jervoise Graham. Private. Oxford Troop of KEH in 1914. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. KIA 15/05/1915 at the Battle of Festubert. Born on 18/07/1892 the third son of Major Henry Graham Taylor. Educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford. Buried in Le Touret Military Cemetery and commemorated on the Lindfield War Memorial. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio. Portrait photograph in the uniform of the Leicestershire Regiment shown on accompanying page courtesy of Winchester College.
TAYLOR, John Colegrove. 905. Private KEH. 1st Troop 'A' Squadron. Entered France 1/06/1915. Transferred as Private, Royal Berkshire Regiment 55523. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio named to Royal Berkshire Regiment.
TAYLOR, Maurice. 1362. Private KEH. Discharged 8/07/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
TAYLOR, Patrick Jackson. 14. Private KEH. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915. Transferred to Royal Engineers as Private, 363111 on 9/10/1918. Discharged 14/07/1919. Born in 1889 in Armagh, Northern Ireland. Awarded 1914/15 Star trio which is held in a private collection.
TAYLOR, Robert Gladstone. 714. Private. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery 7/07/1917. Born Oct 1886 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire and died Jan 1966 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. Awarded 1914/15 Star trio.
TAYLOR, S. 1429. Private KEH. Served with KEH 27/01/1917 to 23/09/1918. Transferred as Private, Military Mounted Police P/12037. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals named to Military Mounted Police.
TEARE, John Stewart. 437. Private KEH. Entered France Dec 1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the attached to 108th Battery, Royal Field Artillery (RFA). Awarded the Military Cross in 1916. KIA 31/07/1917. Born in Balwyn, Victoria, Australia in 1893 the son of John Corlett and Marion Melville Teare of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He was working for Bennie, Teare and Co. and he enlisted in England in 1914, when he was at Birmingham University studying electrical engineering. His name is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Belgium and the Australian War Memorial. Awarded 1914/15 Star trio. His elder brother, Athol M. Teare, served in the Australian Imperial Force, New South Wales Division and gained an Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He was wounded in this action and hospitalised in England before returning to the front. He returned to Australia after the war. His younger brother Philip Teare joined the Australian Imperial Force becoming a Captain in the artillery. Photograph of John Teare in the uniform of the RFA available.
TEMPLE, Edwin William Henry. 462. Private. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, The Queen's Regiment on 26/07/1917 and transferred to 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment on 21/08/1917 later Lieutenant. Likely to have been born 23/02/1890 in Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey and married 31/08/1918 at Herne Hill, Surrey, England and died 13/12/1973 in Camberwell, Surrey, England. Applied for 1914/15 Star trio from Marseille, France in 1921.
TEMPLE, H. 37. Corporal, King's Colonials
TETLEY, Henry. 1584. Private. 4th Troop, 'C' Squadron in 1918. Transferred as Private, Corps of Dragoons D/30978. (Photograph see Figure 23). Awarded British War and Victory Medals with Victory medal offered for sale Mar 2020 on electronic auction site.
THIRLWELL, Robert M. Private. Transferred to KEH from 3rd Dragoon Guards as Private D/18423. Then transferred as Private Corps of Dragoons. Discharged 16/01/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
THOMAS, David Lewis. 1280. Private KEH. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, 253rd Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers Sep 1916. KIA 30/03/1918. Born in 1881 the son of William and Ann Thomas of Happy Valley, Victoria, Australia and was educated at the Dana Street School, Buley's Grenville College and then the Ballarat School of Mines. He went to South Africa in 1906 and managed a gold mine in Rhodesia where he enlisted as a Private in the KEH. Buried in the ADELAIDE CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, France. Biography and civilian portrait photograph can be found at https://bih.federation.edu.au/index.php/David_L._Thomas. His brother William Thomas noted as in service in West Africa. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
THOMAS, Sidney. 1036. Private. Enlisted 9/04/1915 and discharged 19/11/1918. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
THOMPSON, F. Squadron Serjeant Major King's Colonials Permanent Staff 1902 former 13th Hussars (Photograph see Figure 5).
THOMPSON, Frederick Roland Blyth. Second Lieutenant promoted to Lieutenant KEH. Entered France 29/06/1918. Born 13/03/1893 and died in Butterworth, South Africa in Mar 1953. Applied for British War and Victory Medals.
THOMPSON, George H. 1252. Private. Transferred to Royal Flying Corps (RFC) 30/12/1917 as Private 114634. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals administered by RFC.
THOMPSON, John Blake. 1105. Private, Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61199, Second Lieutenant Army Service Corps
THOMPSON, John William. 852. Private. Enlisted in the KEH having sailed to London from Shanghai where he had family on board SS Suwa Maru 16/10/1914. Transferred as a Private Machine Gun Corps Cavalry 105526. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant later Captain Labour Corps 19/10/1917. Awarded British War Medal and Victory Medal only. Addresses for medals given as Liverpool and Western Australia.
THOMPSON, Robert Roland. Captain and Adjutant. King's Colonials circa 1902. Australian who served as a Serjeant with 4th Dragoon Guards and Captain (Commanding) and Adjutant with 1st (Volunteer) Australian Horse (see photograph, Figures 4, 5 & 42). Joined King's Colonials 1/02/1903 as Permanent Staff on Hart's List with rank of Hon. Lt. Colonel. Prominent in the formation of the King's Colonials. Prior service with 1st Australian Commonwealth Horse in Boer War as Captain (Commanding). Awarded Queen's South Africa Medal with Dreifontein, Belfast, Cape Colony and South Africa 1901 clasps. Served alongside Captain John Frederick Moore Wilkinson in 1st Australian Horse and KEH. Australian as noted in 'Under Friendly Flags' by Lieutenant Colonel Neil C. Smith AM as having served with KEH. Did not see service overseas in WW1. Name commemorated on the South African War Memorial, Millers Point, Sydney.
THOMSON, Arthur Stewart. 1233. Private. KEH. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, London Regiment 12/1915. From South Africa KIA 15/09/1916 aged 23 in France and commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Son of Fred and Harriet Thomson of Stutterheim, Cape Province, South Africa. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
THOMSON, Ninian Alan. 1065. Private. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 20/07/1915 KEH. Lieutenant KEH 08/1916 and became Signalling Officer HQ staff 04/1917 to 10/1918. Lived in Queanbeyan, New South Wales. Director of Mauri Brothers and Thomson. Died 2/04/1952 in Sydney.
THOMSON, Kenneth Sinclair. New Zealand. Lieutenant. Transferred to 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry (Daly's Horse), Frontier Force. Kenneth Thomson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Sinclair Thomson, of The Crossing, Geraldine, New Zealand. Was born in Wellington on October 7th, 1886. He entered Wanganui Collegiate School in 1900, and remained there for five years, being a Prefect during his last year. From Wanganui he went for about a year to the Otago Medical School, and thence to St. John’s College, Cambridge. While at Cambridge he obtained a commission in the King’s Colonials and became so much interested in military matters that he decided to give up his medical career and go into the army. After taking his B.A. degree with honours in 1909, he obtained a commission in the Indian Army, leaving in February to join the 21st Cavalry, Frontier Force. He was on leave in New Zealand for six months in 1913 and visited Wanganui. His death in action occurred in the neighbourhood of Basra, in the Persian Gulf, on March 3rd, 1915, he had been attached for service to the 16th Cavalry and put in command of a machine-gun section. He can have only been a very short time at the front before he fell. (In Memoriam, 1914-1918, Wanganui Collegiate School). He is buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq (III.C.17). (Reference - Auckland Online Cenotaph). Photograph available of him in the uniform of a Lieutenant in the 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry (Daly's Horse) circa 1914-15.
THORNTON, Edward. 776. Lance Corporal. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915. Likely to have served in the Liverpool Troop of the King's Colonials. Photograph of name engraved wedding gift (Figure 5). From Hightown, Manchester, England and discharged with a disability on 21/02/1919. Died in Salop in Dec 1944. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
THORPE, John S. 801. Private. 2nd Troop, 'B' Squadron in 1916. Entered France 22/04/1915. Discharged 14/02/1919. Died in 1/11/1937 in Teignmouth, England. Entitled to 1914/15 tar trio.
THURSTON, George H. 604. Private KEH. Transferred as Private, Labour Corps 613024. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals named to Labour Corps.
TICEHURST, Hubert (Herbert). 1348. Private. WIA at defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918. Transferred as Private, Labour Corps 665131. Likely to have been born in 1888 in Heathfield, Sussex, England and died 28/03/1966 in Hailsham, Sussex. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
TILLEY, Harold William. Private, Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery
TIMBRELL, James. 942. Private, Sapper Royal Engineers WR/259726, 198255
TINKLER, John Cecil. 139. Serjeant. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment on 1/09/1915. Discharged 1/9/1915. Died in Apr 1949 in Llanwrst, North Wales. Applied for 1914/15 Star trio from Liverpool.
TINKLER, Lionel Maughan. 405. Serjeant. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 1/06/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant later Captain in the 9th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment 23/02/1917. Awarded Military Cross and made an Officer of the British Empire (London Gazette 3/02/1920) for service in the South Russia Campaign. Mentioned in Despatches. Born 12/05/1886 in Chester, England and died on 5/03/1947 in Johannesburg, South Africa. His sister was Sister Beatrice Stanhope Tinkler and was awarded Royal Red Cross Class 2 medal. Applied for 1914/15 Star trio from Liverpool.
TIPLADY, G. H. Serjeant. 'Tiplady's Troop. 'A' Squadron Aug 1914 photograph at Canterbury. Died in 1963.
TITILAH, James. 2078. Private KEH. Transferred from 2KEH as Private 1823. Discharged 15/06/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
TITUS, Patrick J. 1398. Private. Discharged 22/05/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals and did not serve in France.
TOBIAS, N. 80465. Signaler. Noted in British Jewry Roll of Honour as Private 1454, KEH. No additional record identified.
TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. Private, served pre-Great War KEH when at Oxford University enlisted 28/11/1911 and discharged at his own request 28/02/1913. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Lancashire Fusiliers in the Great War then, Lieutenant. One of the world's great literary figures.
TONG, William G. 993. Serjeant. Discharged 8/07/1919. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals.
TOOGOOD, Percy William. 653. KIA 25/08/1915 aged 27. Percy was born at Rosehill, Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales on 15th June, 1888 to parents Laurence William and Eliza Toogood (nee Jones). From newspaper reports Percy was practising dental surgery in the town of Condobolin, in the central west region of New South Wales, between 1911 & 1912. From newspaper reports Percy went to New Zealand then on to England & had arrived in England a fortnight before war broke out. In early January, 1915, Percy wrote to Mr Stenmark, for whom he had worked for in his dental practice at Parramatta, advising that he joined the KEH in London & expected to be on active service soon. Percy enlisted at Watford with the Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line. Percy died on 25/08/1915 at Much Hadham, Hertfordshire. Information from UK Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects records that Percy committed suicide, however, Australian newspaper reports state that he died from wounds received in action. The death of Percy was registered in the September quarter, 1915 in the district of Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. Private Percy William Toogood was buried in St. Andrew’s Churchyard, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England. He has a private headstone – marble cross & curb but his death is still acknowledged by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Percy is remembered on the Pitt Row Public School Roll of Honour which is located in what is now Parramatta at the West Public School, Parramatta, NSW. He is also remembered on the Parramatta and District Great War Roll of Honour located at Parramatta Town Hall, Church Street, Parramatta, NSW and on the Commemorative Roll of the Australian War Memorial. Some biographical details and grainy photograph (The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, Parramatta, NSW - 17 July 1915) shown here courtesy of Cathy Sedgwick, 2016.
TRACEY, Austin J. 2126. Private KEH. Transferred from 2KEH as Private 1372. Entered France 4/05/1915. Discharged 30/03/1919. Entitled to 1914/5 Star trio.
TREADWELL, Alfred (Arthur). 864. Enlisted in KEH in Manchester and serving in KEH November 1914 and involved in recruiting drive. Entered France 2/06/1915. Serjeant 2nd Troop, 'A' Squadron KEH at defence of Vielle Chappelle. KIA 9/04/18. Born in 1882 the son of Joseph Edward and Eliza E. Treadwell; husband of Mary Treadwell, of Failsworth, Manchester. Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, FRANCE. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
TREMEARNE, William Crew. 538. Serjeant KEH. Born in Leamington Spa, England on 13/01/1893 and attended Blackheath School, London and then undertook an engineering apprenticeship in Kilmarnock, Scotland 1903-10. Studied at Christ's College, Cambridge where he undertook Mechanical Sciences Courses and then later a Bachelor of Arts 1910-13. Serjeant Cambridge Troop, KEH 19/05/1911 - 13/01/1913. Private, 538 in KEH 10/08/1914-21/10/1914 having enlisted at Alexandra Palace. Temporary commission 20/11/1914 as Second Lieutenant Machine Gun Officer 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders 31/10/1914 - 26/09/1915. Landed France 8/07/1915. Shot in the leg at Hill 70, Loos in Belgium 25-26/09/1915 and reported missing with death not reported until 04/1917. Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Photograph in the uniform of the Seaforth Highlanders available online courtesy Imperial War Museum.
TRICKETT, Ronald Arthur. 2079. Private KEH. Enlisted 30/06/1916. Transferred from 2KEH as Private 1974 on 17/10/1917 then transferred as Private, Royal Engineers 359811 on 31/01/1918. Discharged 14/03/1919. Born 18/03/1891 in Lancashire, England and died 3/12/1984 in Pinjarra, Western Australia. Rejected by the Australian Imperial Forces he travelled back to England from Pinjarra, Western Australia to enlist in the Royal Field Artillery 24/10/1915 and discharged 8/04/1916. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals. Portrait photograph in 2KEH uniform courtesy of Ancestry.
TUDOR, W. J. Private. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff.
TULLOCH, Herbert Maurice. Second Lieutenant later Lieutenant KEH. Lieutenant Royal Air Force. Lieutenant, 33rd Light Cavalry (QVO Poona Horse) Jhansi, India. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 28/11/1914. Entered France 24/09/1915. Lieutenant in 1915 see Figure 19. Born 2/10/1893. Studied at Queen's College, Cambridge University in 1911 as noted in 'The Dial' No. 22, 1915.
TURCOLE, Edward. KEH. Noted in the Volunteers from Argentina list but no Medal Index Card or medal roll entry located.
TURCOTT, Edgar. 1029. Private KEH. Entered France 14/09/1915. Discharged 14/12/1918 Likely to have been Edgar Adolphus Turcotte Turcott born 19/11/1893 in Wotton, Les Sources, Quebec, Canada and died 18/12/1942 in Franklin, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA who enlisted in the US army in WW2. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio
TURNER, James. 343. Private KEH. Enlisted 11/11/1913. Discharged 29/04/1915 on medical grounds. Prior service with 15th Battalion, County of London Regiment. Born in 1879 in St Giles, Bloomsbury, London. Awarded Silver War Badge 96565 and no medal entitlement as did not serve overseas.
TURNER, James H. E. 417. Private KEH. Entered France 1/06/1915. Transferred as a Private, Royal Air Force 319034 on 15/08/1918. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio administered by Royal Air Force.
TURNER, Walter Richard. 1423. Private KEH. DOW 21/04/1918. Born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1880. Enlisted in London. Buried in BRISTOL (ARNOS VALE) CEMETERY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, UK. Entitled to British War and Victory medals.
TURNER-DAUNCEY M. J. Captain. Lived in Kenya and returned to UK 1965.
TUTT, Arthur Richmond. Lieutenant KEH. Joined the Surrey Yeomanry in 1909 and served in France and Mesopotamia as Serjeant, 1248. Recommended for a commission in 1916 and went to Nethercorn for training. Posted to the KEH as a Second Lieutenant in 1917. For gallantry at an action near Anneux he was awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre and with his second-in-command Serjeant Barry who was severely wounded. His wounds kept him from serving in France again and he served as Lieutenant with the Reserve Regiment in Ireland and is named in a photograph at Marlborough Barracks, Dublin 1918 see Figure 33. He rejoined the army in 1939 as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Army Service Corps becoming a Major before discharge on medical grounds in 1943. Photograph shown attending Royal Review 1946. He died on 4/08/1960.
TWOPENY, Richard Ernest Noel. Major. 'C' Squadron. Awarded Military Cross (London Gazette 11/05/1917) and bar (Reported in the 'Observer' newspaper 18/08/1917) as a Lieutenant. Major Twopeny was born on 25/11/1893 in Hammond, South Australia and schooled at St Peter's College, Adelaide. He was commissioned into the KEH on 25/05/1915 as a Second Lieutenant and returned to Australia on 13/04/1920. He married Edna Nancie Deeley in 1927 in Sydney, New South Wales. He died on 8/04/1946 in Adelaide having worked as a journalist in Melbourne. Served in the Citizen Military Forces in WW2. Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board, Quorn Remembrance of Those Who Served in the Great War Honour Board. His brother Private Thomas Nowell Twopeny was born in 1891 in South Australia and Died of Wounds on 23/10/1917 with the 13th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF in France. He was buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Etaples, Nord Pas de Calais, France. Richard's portrait photograph courtesy of Peter Nemaric is also shown as Figure 331.