ULYATE, Alfred.1068. Private. Enlisted 4/05/1915 and discharged 26/01/1917 medically unfit. Born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1885. Awarded Silver War Badge Number 270266.
UNIACKE, Evelyn William P. Captain KEH, Major Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Lieutenant Colonel Lancashire Fusiliers
UNSTEAD, George. 1121. Private. “Mr. and Mrs. Unstead, of Grove Hill road, have received news that their son, Trooper G. Unstead, of King Edward’s Horse, has been wounded in France, and was admitted to the Military Hospital at Rouen on March 23rd (1917). He joined in June, 1915, and went to France in September (15/09/1915) of the same year.” The Kent & Sussex Courier of Friday 6 April 1917, page 3 (BNA), reports. He was wounded in fighting at Savy Wood. He is listed in the ""Activities of the British Community in Argentina During the Great War 1914-1919”, published in 1920, with lists of the British volunteers from Argentina who served in WW1. Discharged 11/04/1919. Possible born in 1884 in West Firle, Sussex, England. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
UPTON, William. 1465. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 45510
UREN, Thomas Albert. 927. Serjeant. DOW 02/03/1917 aged 40. Son of H. Uren of Penzance; husband of Margaret Uren of 6 Gloucester Road, Regent's Park, London. Buried in WANDSWORTH (EARLSFIELD) CEMETERY, UK.
VACHELL, Frank Tanfield. Private. Studied at Cambridge University and may have served in University Troop. Major 134th Battery Royal Field Artillery. Awarded Military Cross. Came from Evesham, Worcestershire, England.
VAILE, R. S. Captain, King's Colonials in 1902 and commanded 3rd Troop (New Zealand) 'D' Squadron (British African) in 1903.
VALLANCE, Robert. 1548. Private
VALLENTINE, Philip. 1089. Serjeant. Serjeant Royal West Kent Regiment G/20164. Surname spelt Vallending on another list. Address given as Johannesburg, South Africa.
VAN COLLER, Louis. 1745. Private. Lance Corporal KEH 61212, Second Lieutenant London Regiment
VARDON, Evelyn Francis Claude. Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Dublin Fusiliers
VELHO, Saturis F. 1665. Private, Private Army Pay Corps 22981
VENTER, Gert Henry. 2094. Private. Enlisted 11/01/1918 and discharged 5/04/1918. Awarded Silver War Badge 242373 and did not serve overseas. Born in 1896.
VEREKER, John Medlicott. Major in the King's Colonials 1902 with commission date published in Hart's List of 26/03/1902. Commanded 'D' Squadron (British African) in 1903 (Photograph see Figure 4). Resigned June 1906.
VICK, Frank. 521. Private
VICKERS, Rupert A. 1350. Lance Corporal, Acting Serjeant
VINCENT, Edward. 1623. Private
VINCENT, Tom. 64. Serjeant. 1st Troop, 'A' Squadron later Warrant Officer Class 2. Served with KEH pre-war in Signals section of 'B' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915 and discharged 28/02/1919. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal as Squadron Serjeant-Major for distinguished service in Italy (London Gazette 3/06/1918). Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio. Portrait photograph available on www.kingedwardshorse.net
VINCENT, William Henry Hillman. 1495. Private KEH. Took his own life 29/08/16. Suicide due to temporary insanity, Military Barracks, Longford. William was born in Great Yarmouth, England, c.1874. In 1901 he was living in Co. Cork with his family, including father James who worked for the Ordinance Survey. William later enlisted in London. Sadly, whilst serving with his regiment in Longford he was committed suicide, which was attributed to temporary insanity. He left behind a widow, Christina who was not entitled to an Army pension as William had served for less than six months. Son of James Henry Vincent and Catherine Sluman, Bishopstown, Co. Cork. Buried in LONGFORD (BALLYMACORMICK) CEMETERY, IRELAND and photograph of gravestone shown. No medal entitlement.
VINER, Frederick Gordon. Private, Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery. From South Africa and served in the King's Colonials from 6/01/02 (first recruit shown on the Regimental List) and then re-enlisted in the KEH November 1914. Commissioned February 1915.
VINER, Reginald George. Second Lieutenant Reserve Regiment of Cavalry attached KEH. Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force. Awarded Silver War Badge 243376. Deceased on MIC.
WADDY, Richard Granville. Second Lieutenant KEH 1910, Lieutenant KEH. Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps, Captain Special Reserve. Entered France 25/05/1915. Born in 1885, attended St Paul's College, University of Sydney 1905-09. Rhodes Scholar. Worked as an ophthalmologist in Egypt pre-war. Lived in Sydney after the war and died in 1974.
WADE, Brian (Frederick). Corporal who saw service in WW1.
WADE, Charles E. 1942. Private
WAKEFIELD, Thomas Butler. 447. Serjeant. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, 2nd/6th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment on 29/05/1917. KIA 8/09/1917. Buried in Favreuil British Cemetery in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. Born in 1889 in Leeds, West Yorkshire to Reverend Thomas Wakefield and Esther Susannah Sommers and attended Ashville College, Harrogate 1902-04. His brother Second Lieutenant Leonard John Wakefield who was born in 1890 was KIA 16/06/1917 with the 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Thomas's mother applied for his 1914/15 Star trio from Waterloo, Liverpool, England.
WALKER, Andrew J. 2034. Private 2080 on MIC as well
WALKER, H. P. W. 773. Private, Second Lieutenant Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
WALKER, John K. 1014. Private
WALKER, John Scott. Private, Lieutenant Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, Captain Machine Gun Corps
WALKER, John Stuart. 368. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery Special Reserve 21/01/1918.
WALKER, Joseph. 1657. Private
WALKER, Samuel Richard. 367. Corporal. 3rd Troop, 'B' Squadron in 1916. Enlisted 8/12/1913 in KEH. Master of Farriers Company. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, 4th (B) Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery 19/05/1917. Prior service with Queen Victoria's Rifles Feb 1909 to Feb 1913. Born in 1892. Member of the Common Council of the City of London since 1937, made a CBE in 1953 and Chief Commoner in 1954. Applied for 1914/15 Star trio and Territorial Efficiency medal (deemed ineligible) from Sussex.
WALL, R. F. Lieutenant and Veterinary Officer in KEH 1910. A Major in WW2. Noted as being a Lieutenant in Army List of 1914 in Army Veterinary Corps and Captain on British War and Victory Medal Roll as serving in Canada. Died in 1960.
WALLACE, Nesbit Willoughby. Lieutenant Colonel, King's Colonials first Commanding Officer (1901-04) saw service in the Red River campaign in 1870 with King's Royal Rifle Corps. Lieutenant Colonel Willoughby Wallace (20 April 1839 – 31 July 1931) was born in Canada, was a first class cricketer but is perhaps best remembered for his co-design of the Slade Wallace leather 1888 Pattern valise equipment. He was 75 at the outbreak of the Great War but remained active in recruiting for the King Edward's Horse. His name is listed against the rank of Honourary Lieutenant Colonel in the July 1915 Army List (Portrait photograph Figure 2 and Figure 4).
WALLIKER, T. G. 1544. Private
WALLIS, Reginald G. 573. Private. 'A' Squadron. Entered France and Flanders theatre 2/6/15 and discharged 15/2/19.
WALROND, George Basil Stewart. Private KEH. Commissioned in the 6th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry later Captain. Prior service in the Boer War. Entered France 20/05/1915. KIA 19/03/1916 and buried in Agny Military Cemetery, France. Born in 1876. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff. Son of the late Colonel Walrond of Dulford House, Cullomton, Devon; husband of Mabel Walrond (nee Bloxsome) of Poley Street, London. Mentioned in Despatches and entitled to 1914-15 Star medal trio.
WALSH, Henry James. 292. Corporal. Commissioned South Staffordshire Regiment 31/01/1916. Captain and Adjutant Leicestershire Regiment, Captain South Staffordshire Regiment
WANGFORD, Walter Henry John. 53. Staff Quartermaster Serjeant. Enlisted KEH 5/11/1908. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant (9/11/1915) latter Lieutenant Royal Engineers. Born about 1884 in Holloway, Islington, London and died in Edmonton, London 16 Feb 1942. Applied for 1914/15 Star trio from Newquay, Cornwall.
WARD, G. F. 756. Private, Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment
WARD, Robert. 378. Warrant Officer Class 2, Warrant Officer Class 2 Northumberland Fusiliers 61230
WARING, Samuel. 1478. Private, Second Lieutenant Northumberland Fusiliers
WARNER, Stanley (Bill) Edward. 797. Private. 'C' Squadron. Mentioned in Despatches. Anglo-Argentine Railway staff. Returned to South America and attended third South American re-union in 1945.
WARNES, William G. 370. Private KEH. Private Tank Corps 112043
WARREN, James. 12. Private
WARRINGTON, Harold Gordon. 449. Private. Entered France 17/06/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery on 20/09/1915 ;ater Lieutenant 63rd Anti-aircraft section, RFA. KIA 6/12/1917 in Italy. Buried in GIAVERA BRITISH CEMETERY, ARCADE, Italy. Born in 1884 the son of J. T. & Margaret E. Warrington of Liverpool. Awarded 1914/15 Star trio.
WARWICK, Frederick. 341. Private, Private Labour Corps 407924
WATERS, David John. 1671. Private. KIA 25/10/1917. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL, BELGIUM.
WATSON, Albert Edward. 1388. Private. KEH. Transferred to the Tank Corps as Private, 302930. British War Medal and Victory Medal named to Tank Corps.
WATSON, Arthur Donald. 2022. Private. KEH. Prior service in the Australian Imperial Force as Private, 1271 with 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment and as 25 year old grazier from Gerogery, New South Wales having enlisted 9/06/1915. Transferred to the 10th Battery, 4th Field Artillery Brigade in France and promoted to Second Lieutenant with the Y2A Mounted Mortar Battery (MTMB), Dismissed while in the UK for drunkenness on 18/07/1918. Re-enlisted in the British Army as Private, 2022 in the KEH on 25/07/1918. Served with the Reserve Regiment in Marlborough Barracks, Dublin at the end of the war. Forfeited his 1914/15 Star trio from the AIF and not entitled to any from the British Army as he did not serve overseas.
WATSON, Harry. 665. Serjeant. 'B' Squadron. KIA 9/04/18 aged 33 at the defence of Vieille Chapelle. Entered France 22/04/1915. Son of the late Matthew and Harriot Watson of Ighten Grove, Padiham Road, Burnley; husband of the late Florence Martha Watson (nee Peck). Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, FRANCE. 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory medal sold by Lockdales auctioneers, UK in 2012.
WATSON, Oswald. 825. Private. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915 and discharged 27/03/1919.
WATSON, W. E. Serjeant. Noted as being from New Zealand. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.
WATT, Norman Lindley. 644. South African. Corporal, Second Lieutenant KEH; Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force and awarded Air Force Cross. Brother of William Edward Watt.
WATT, William Edward. 569. South African. Corporal, Second Lieutenant KEH; Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force and awarded Air Force Cross. Brother of Norman Lindley Watt.
WATTS, Laurie. 72. Acting Quartermaster Serjeant. Entered France 21/04/1915 and discharged 7/05/1919. Served pre-war KEH. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
WATTS, Robert W. 922. Private
WATTS, Samuel F. 2081. Private. Transferred from 2KEH as Private 1988. Discharged 25/04/20. Entitled to British War and Victory Medals
WAYNE, Claud Anthony. 1358. Lance Corporal. Enlisted 22/11/1915 and discharged 2/05/1918 physically unfit aged 30. Awarded Silver War Badge 35321, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
WEATHERBY, Norman Thomas. 910. Private. Enlisted 8/01/1915 and discharged 9/03/1915 as medically unfit. Awarded Silver War Badge 117130 on 28/04/1917. Born in 1899 in Faversham, Kent, England and did not serve overseas.
WEAVER, Hubert E. 1608. Private
WEBB, Louis M. 555. Saddler. Portrait photograph 1914 from (The King Edward’s Horse Senior and Junior Comrades Association Annual Bulletin No 14, 1947).
WEBSTER, Ernest. 1692. Private London Regiment Field Ambulance 3311, Private KEH
WEEDON, Sydney. 1625. Private, Serjeant Tank Corps 302782, Serjeant Northumberland Fusiliers 61197
WEITZEL, Reginald Harben. Private KEH. Commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Deccan Horse. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff.
WELBOURN, Herbert. 674. Private. Entered France 22/04/1915. Promoted to Serjeant 23/01/1919. Discharged 19/02/1919. Born 6/04/1887 in Jamestown, South Australia. Married Jessie Thomas in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England on 23/02/1911. Churchwarden at St. Mary's pre- and post-war and Clerk Bottesford Parish Council, Leicestershire, England. Died 30/01/1956 in Nottingham, England. 1914/15 Star trio (named to Pte. on 1914/15 Star and Sjt. on British War Medal and Victory Medal) sold on eBay UK and photograph of medals shown.
WELCH, Herbert Llewellyn. 44. Squadron Serjeant Major 'B' Squadron. Served in KEH pre-1914. Entered France 22/04/1915. Mentioned in Despatches as Squadron Serjeant Major (London Gazette 13/06/1916). Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant later Lieutenant Army Ordnance Depot. Born on 13/10/1877 in Merton, Surrey and died in 1952. Secretary of the King's Colonials lodge since 1934. Applied for 1914/15 Star trio from Lancaster Road, West Norwood, London.
WELLS, Ernest S. Squadron Serjeant Major King's Colonials circa 1903. Served as Regimental Serjeant Major in the 4th Hussars and promoted to Regimental Serjeant Major, King Edward's Horse in 1910 (see 1911 photograph, Figure 42).
WELLS, Lovell S. W. 1382. Private
WEST, Harold Richard Alfred. 799. Enlisted 4/12/1914 and discharged 5/07/1916 due to sickness. Awarded Silver War Badge 81,398. Entitled to 1914/15 Star Trio.
WEST, William G. 1629. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61198
WEST, William Jack. 811. Private 'A' Squadron KEH. Lieutenant Surrey Yeomanry. Wounded 24/06/1915 when defending trench from German attack.
WESTALL, John H. 1844. Private, King's Rifle Regiment, Reserve Regiment Horse Guards, Machine Gun Corps Second Lieutenant
WESTERHOUT, Eric G. 266. Private. Discharged 8/07/1919.
WHEATLEY, Charles. 1633. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 45517
WHEATLEY, E. 898. Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Engineers
WHEELER, Walter G. 2128. Private KEH. Transferred from 2KEH as Private 321. Entered France 4/05/1915. Discharged 14/05/1919. British War Medal named to 321. Pte. Wheeler. K.EDW.H. (his 2KEH number) sold on electronic auction site Feb 2013 and image shown.
WHELAN, Henry George. 718. Corporal. Lieutenant Royal Munster Fusiliers
WHELAN, John. 1268. Private
WHITE, Deyereaux Henry Corles. 1010. Private
WHITE, Henry George. 34. Shoeing Smith. Entered France 22/04/1915 and discharged 5/04/1919. Awarded 1914/15 Star trio and applied for replacement medals from Bristol Gardens, Paddington, London.
WHITE, Henry George. 551. Private. 'A' Squadron. Served as Captain Creswick's servant. Corporal 2nd Dragoon Guards for 10 years. Private KEH. Enlisted Alexander Palace 12/8/14 (aged 46) born in Marylebone, London in 1869. Married in 1904. with four children. Entered France 1/06/1915 and returned to Ireland 15/04/1917 due to sickness. Returned to France 23/2/18. Discharged 6/03/1919. Died in 1942 in Cheshire. Photograph on kingedwardshorse.net.
WHITE, Samuel. 1277. Private. DoW 09/04/1918 at Defence Of Vieille Chapelle. Born in Wragby, Yorkshire the son of Alice H. White, of 1, Ellison Terrace, Clifton Green, York, and the late Arthur White in 1892. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, FRANCE. Name commemorated on the Wragby War Memorial. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory medal.
WHITE, Sidney C. D/16163. Private, Private Corps of Dragoons
WHITEFORD, B. E. H. Lieutenant, Lieutenant Royal Air Force
WHITEMAN, A. K. From New South Wales, Australia on Old Comrades Association members list No. 1 in 1933.
WHITMEE, Ernest Sidney. 576. Sergeant. Entered France 2/06/1915. Discharged 5/04/1919. Entitled to 1914/15 Star Trio. Likely to be the brother of Private Sidney Whitmee, 639.
WHITMEE, Sidney. 639. Serjeant. 'A' Squadron. Enlisted 9/11/1914. Entered France 1/06/1915 and promoted to Lance Corporal 27/04/1918. Posted as Missing in Action at Defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918. Discharged 18/03/1919 and living in Putney, London. Born in 1885 in England and died in 1966. Entitled to 1914/15 Star Trio. Likely to be the brother of Private Ernest Sidney Whitmee, 576. Photograph shown on www.kingedwardshorse.net
WHITWORTH, Frank. Lieutenant
WICKENDEN, Percy. 869. Private 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915. DoW 25/06/1915 aged 33 whilst defending trench from German attack at Steenwerk. Son of the late William Henry and Harriet Wickenden; husband of Mary Ann Wickenden of 30 John Street, Lincoln. Born Leigh, Tonbridge, Kent. HYDE PARK CORNER (ROYAL BERKS) CEMETERY, BELGIUM. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
WICKHAM, C. G. Became KEH Adjutant in 1912 late of the Norfolk Regiment.
WICKS, Louis. 1135. Corporal, Second Lieutenant York and Lancaster Regiment
WICKSTEED, A. F. 9. Staff Serjeant Major, King's Colonials
WIGGINS, Frank Valentine. 602. Private
WILCOX, Alfred. 356. Serjeant
WILD, George. 1067. Private
WILDER, John C. 1200. Private
WILDEY, A. J. D/14011. Private, Private Corps of Dragoons
WILDING, A. F. Second Lieutenant King's Colonials 4/08/1905 recorded in 'Hart's Annual Army List' 1908. From New Zealand.
WILKIE, Hugh Graham. Second Lieutenant then Captain Royal Field Artillery
WILKINS, Harry. 580. Private
WILKINSON, J. N. Captain in KEH in 1915 see Figure 19.
WILLIAMS, Ivor. 1242. Private KEH. Entered France 5/05/1915. Private Military Mounted Police P/14035. Discharged 11/11/1918. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff.
WILLIAMS, John. 25. Private KEH. Private Royal Berkshire Regiment 43433, Private Royal Navy 8488TS
WILLIAMS, Kenneth S. 124. Serjeant KEH. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned 7/01/1916 as Second Lieutenant 1st Battalion, Lancashire Hussars. Born in 1889 in Liverpool. Mentioned in Despatches with Lancashire Hussars. 1914/15 Star trio medals named to Captain Kenneth S Williams 1st King Edwards Horse / 1/1st Lancashire Hussars / Tank Corps. 1914/15 Star Sgt 124 (1st KEH), British War Medal and Victory Medal Captain (1/1 Lanc Hussars / HQ Tank Corps), Special Reserve LSGC (Sgt 1st KEH) awarded Apr 1915, Defence Medal and Special Constable (Superintendent) for WW2 service. Medals in a private collection in Australia.
WILLIAMS, Michael John. 805. Private
WILLIAMS, Samuel. Private KEH, Private, Royal Berkshire Regiment, Private Labour Corps. Ineligible for War Medals noted on MIC.
WILLIAMS, Samuel (Sam) Roy. 184. Corporal. From New Zealand. Served pre-war KEH. 3rd Troop, 'C' Squadron Aug 1914. Entered France 28/07/1915. 2nd Troop, 'B' Squadron 1916. Discharged 28/02/1919. Born at Te Aute, New Zealand on 7/02/1893 the son of William Temple and Annie Matilda Sophia (nee Puckey) Williams and died 27/12/1968 in Hastings, New Zealand. Educated at Huntley School, Wanganui Collegiate School and Caius College, Cambridge, England. At Cambridge when war broke out and served in France, Ireland and Italy with the KEH 'C' Squadron entirely made up of Oxford & Cambridge men. Came back to New Zealand in Oct 1919 farmed at Hawkesbury College then settled on Mangakuri Station at Hawkes Bay on the Mangakuri river originally purchased by his grandfather Rev Samuel Williams. Married: Joyce daughter of Patrick Burr farmer of Pakowhai NZ 4/07/1924 and had two sons John Samuel, Patrick and one daughter Jennifer Mary. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio.
WILLIAMS, Selwyn Coldham. 98. Private, Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery. Son of Mr George Williams of Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Brother Noel Williams Died Of Wounds received at Gallipoli. At School here from the beginning of 1906, left with a number of others in May, 1912, to go to Cambridge where he was a student at Gonville & Caius College. University of Cambridge, 1912 While there he joined King Edward's Horse, and being liable for service abroad, expected to be called upon immediately the war broke out. With others, however, he was given a commission in the R.F.A., and for a time did special work at Home before going to France. He saw active service near Armentieres, in September, 1915, but was invalided home again in the following January. Returning in April to the Somme front, he was associated with the New Zealanders in the attack on Fleurs, where, on his senior officer being wounded, he took command of his battery, and was recommenced [sic] for a decoration, which was never granted. His unit was later moved to some other part of the front, where he was killed on January 18th, 1917." (In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School]). Buried in Klein-Vierstraat British Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
WILLIAMS, Walcond. 1682. Private
WILLIAMS, William. 917. Corporal
WILLIAMSON, Leonard H. 1133. Private.
WILLIS, Ernest. 786. Serjeant. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 26/06/1917. Later Major, Kite Balloon Section Royal Air Force. Died 1/07/1918. Photograph shown as member of Hotchkiss Gun team at Valhuon in June 1916 in Figure 22.
WILLIS, Frederick W. 746. Private. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915. Discharged 5/03/1919.
WILLIS, Percy Ayscough. 1136. Private
WILLIS, Vivian V. 711. Private, Second Lieutenant Tank Corps
WILLS, George. 319. Farrier Serjeant, Acting Quarter Master Serjeant Northumberland Fusiliers 6129 record incomplete
WILSON, William T. (Bill). 822. Private. Australian. Fought at Defence of Les Huits Maison 04/1918. Served in half section with Arthur C. Hull and Ned Holmden. Died of self inflicted wounds 1/03/1919 and gravestone is located in the Kilkenny (St. John) Church of Ireland Cemetery, Ireland.
WILMOT, John F. 1351. Private
WILSON, David. 174. Private
WILSON, Frederick W. 18885. Corporal, Corporal Labour Corps 653644
WILSON, Harold John Fossick. 1381. Private, Private Machine Gun Corps 22991, Second Lieutenant Labour Corps, DOW 17/02/1919 aged 27. Son of Henry Fossick Wilson and Jessie Dagmar Wilson, of Parkhurst Bridge Rd., Weybridge. WEYBRIDGE CEMETERY, UK. Name commemorated on War Memorial at Monument Hill, Weybridge.
WILSON, Ralph M. 819. Private
WILSON, Reginald. 456. Private. 'A' Squadron. Entered France 2/06/1915 and discharged 4/04/1919. Born 22/07/1889 at West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia; married Victoria Olga Williams on 20/04/1922 in Sydney, New South Wales. They had three children during their marriage. Reginald died 17/02/1971 in Balmain, Sydney. Two photographs on kingedwardshorse.net
WILSON, Robert A. 599. Private
WILSON, Thomas. D/18093 Private, Private Corps of Dragoons
WILSON, William. D/17166 Private Dragoon Guards, Private KEH, Private Corps of Hussars 75900
WINCHESTER, Percival J. 1588. Private, Private Labour Corps 407929
WINTER, Henry F. 1453. Private, KIA 10/04/18 aged 27. Son of William and Kate Winter, of Southall; husband of Florence Mabel Winter, of 22 Portland Road, Southall, Middlesex. Buried in LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE.
WISE, Lancelot Charles. 572. Private KEH. Entered France 1/05/1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant North Irish Horse (NIH) 4/05/1915 with 'D' Squadron, NIH, 51st Division. Attached to 3rd Lancers (Skinner's Horse) in 1916 in India and died in service in 1917. Born 10/03/1894 in Toddington, Gloucestershire, England and died 2/05/1917 in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan. Brother Charles Furlong Wise served with Royal Field Artillery as a Captain but family notes suggest he may also enlisted with KEH (no record identified) and both brothers enlisted straight from university. Photograph in KEH uniform circa 1914 courtesy of Ancestry.
WISE, H. D. 1587. Corporal KEH. 'C' Squadron. Promoted to Corporal Mar 1913. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 18th Hussars in 1914. Entered France 19/05/1915. Awarded Military Cross 31/12/1918. Awarded Sudan Medal and Garjak Nuer clasp. Colonel and Commanding Officer 6th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment in WW2 where he served with former KEH Private William A. Dalgarno.
WITHERS, William R. D/8006. Private Royal Dragoons, Private KEH, Private Corps of Dragoons
WITTHERS, Ivan. 678. Private. Enlisted 12/11/1914 at Watford and discharged 18/12/1916 due to sickness (epilepsy). Awarded Silver War Badge 115731. Born in Perth, Western Australia in 1887. Married Ellen Brown 7/09/1914 in Newcastle, England. Appears in photograph of 4th Troop Reserve Squadron, Curragh, 1916.
WOGAN, Thomas. 1521. Private, Private Machine Gun Corps 112158, Private Liverpool Regiment 85704, Sapper Royal Engineers WR/290205. Entitled to 1914/15 Star trio and image of 1914/15 Star and British War Medals sold on eBay UK shown.
WOOD, Charles. 1680. Private
WOOD, Lancelot. 765. Private
WOOD, Percival Edward. 1087. Private. Enlisted 12/05/1915 and discharged 14/12/1918. Awarded Silver War Badge 294196, served overseas and born 1879.
WOOD, Ralph. 85712. Private, Private Liverpool Regiment
WOOD, William George. 1448. Private. Enlisted 1/02/1916 and discharged 30/08/1918 as physically unfit. Awarded Silver War Badge 10,539 due to illness. Entitled to British War and Victory medals.
WOODCOCK, George A. 244. Private. Discharged 4/03/1919.
WOODCOCK, John W. Corporal
WOODERS, . Private served in Dublin
WOOLETT, W. Late Kings Hussars
WOOLGAR, Frederick. 1480. Private
WORTHINGTON, James Edward. Private. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff.
WRAY, Edgar. 1673. Private
WRIGHT, A. Private, Private Labour Corps 230755
WRIGHT, E. W. 616. Private
WRIGHT, Henry Kenning. 528. Serjeant, Captain Royal West Kent Regiment
WRIGHT, J. H. 716. Private
WRIGHT, John. 637. Corporal, Serjeant Northumberland Fusiliers 61231
WRIGHT, Robert A. 342. Corporal, Corporal Labour Corps 230755
WRIGHT, Thomas. Second Lieutenant Royal Berkshire Regiment, Lance Corporal KEH
WRIGHT, William R. 1390. Private
WRIGHTSON, Cerdie W. 1372. Sapper Royal Engineers 229157, Sapper KEH, Sapper Royal Engineers WR/20284
WYLIE, Alfred. 1323. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39848
WYNN, Leslie A. D/12459. Private Dragoon Guards GS/5521, Private KEH D/12459, Private Corps of Dragoons D/12459
YEARRON, W. H. Lieutenant, Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps
YEWER, Frederick James. 1090. Private. 'B' Squadron. Enlisted 4/05/1915 and discharged 15/03/1919. Awarded Silver War Badge 182759. Born 1893.
YOUNG, Alfred. 1949. Private
YOUNG, Desmond. Private. Attended Oxford university but did not serve in the OTC. Commissioned in the 9th King's Royal Rifle Corps. Brigadier Desmond Young served with distinction in two world wars. He was wounded in the first liquid-fire attack at Ypres in 1915, winning a Military Cross. He was a battalion commander before he was twenty-five. In World War II, he served in Abyssinia, Syria and the western desert. He was twice capture and twice escaped. Between the wars he ran a salvage company and then became a journalist in South Africa and India. Biographer of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel.
YOUNG, George M. 1050. Private
YOUNG, W. R. 1605. Promoted to Lance Corporal, KEH 03/1913.
YOUNGHUSBAND, Leigh Norman. KEH commissioned Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery 4/12/1914. Major Leigh Norman Younghusband was a student at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, 1912 and likely to have served in the KEH University Troop. He received the Military Cross (London Gazette of 3 June 1918 and was Mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette of 18/05/1917. By September 1917 Younghusband was Adjutant of 91st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery in the 20th Divisional Artillery. Born in Wanganui, New Zealand.
ZIEGEL, Frank. 1917. Private. Enlisted 11/12/1915 and served in Reserves before posting 9/05/1917 to KEH. Awarded Silver War Badge 166597 and did not serve overseas. Born 1888 in Islington, London, England.