KEH 'BA- BE'


BACON, Herbert. 785. Private MIC
BACK, Arthur. 1302. Rifleman, Second Lieutenant Middlesex Regiment MIC
BACKUS, Alfred F. 1020. Private MIC
BAGNELL, George W. 2043. Private MIC
BAILEY, Alexander F. Private, former Private 6th Dragoon Guards 8209 MIC
BAILEY, Edward. 1712. Private, Private Lincolnshire Regiment 50111 MIC

BAILLIE, Robert Alexander. Captain Sir. Bart. An original Officer in the King's Colonials joined 1/02/1903. Major Baillie commanded 'C' Squadron ( Australasian) King's Colonials in 1903. Died in October 1907 at Colchester (Photograph see Figure 4).

BAILLON, Cyril 768. Private MIC
BAIN, Bertram. 1978. Private, Commissary Liverpool Regiment 85788 MIC
BAIRD, Charles Alfred. 15239. Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Dublin Fusiliers MIC
BAKER, Arthur W. 26. Private, MR/343298 Royal Army Service Corps MIC

BAKER, Augustine. Enlisted August 1914 KEH, Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant December 1914 Royal Field Artillery, Lt April 1915, Captain September 1915, A/Maj May 1917, A/Lt Col September 1918, retired 1919. Awarded Distinguished Service Order LG 3 June 1918 & Bar LG 16 September 1918. Military Cross LG 19 November 1917. Mentioned in Despatches (x3) LG's 15 June 1915, 21 May 1918, 23 December 1918. Died 1937 Shanghai.

BAKER, Charles F. 1631. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers, Second Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps MIC

BAKER, Frederick. 115. Private. Discharged 11/01/1919. British War Medal issued by the Admiralty and 1914/15 Star and Victory medal sold at auction in the UK February 2020 by Dix Noonan Webb.

BAKER, George N. 1073. Corporal MIC
BAKER, James H. 800. Private, Sapper Labour Corps 340258 MIC
BAKER, Ralph Cleighton. 1711. Private former Private Hertfordshire Yeomanry 2205 MIC
BAKER, William H. 1969. Private MIC
BAKER, William J. 743. Acting Corporal MIC
BALDWIN, Cornelius. 1648. Private, Private Labour Corp 230751 MIC
BALFOUR, C. 1298. Military Mounted Police P/12933 MIC

BALL, B. Corporal. Served in the King's Colonials and was proprietor of the Fox and Hounds Inn, Bourne End

BALL, Samuel A. D/14418. Corps of Dragoons MIC
BALLARD, Arnold. 482. Private, Private Shropshire Light Infantry, Second Lieutenant South Wales Borderers MIC
BALSHAW, Newton Kesleven. Private, Second Lieutenant then Captain King's Royal Rifle Corps MIC
BANCROFT, Douglas. 1002. Private, Second Lieutenant Essex Regiment MIC
BANKES, Robert W. L. 744. Private MIC
BANNOCK, William H. 1363. Serjeant MIC
BANTA, Frederick B. 1774. Private, Private Labour Corp 112239 MIC

BARBER, Basil Hastings. Lieutenant, Captain, Major. Australian. 'C' Squadron. Awarded the Military Cross and the French Croix de Guerre (London Gazette 10 October 1918) as a Captain. Lieutenant in 1915 see Figure 19.

BARBER, Joseph A. 1527. Private MIC
BARDELL, Arthur G. 1732. Private, Private Liverpool Regiment 85700, Private Tank Corps 302884 MIC
BARKER, Augustine Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel Royal Field Artillery MIC
BARKER, William Private, former 3rd Dragoon Guards GS/14786, Corps of Dragoons D/15087 MIC

BARLOW, Geoffrey Petrie. 287. Private KEH, Second Lieutenant 6th Battalion, Notts and Derby Regiment. Born at Southport 16/05/1895 the son of John James and Emily Barlow. Educated at Holmwood School, Freshfield, Formby, Liverpool and at Haileybury College, Hertfordshire. Employed at the Head Office of the Royal Insurance Company in Liverpool. Joined the Liverpool Squadron of the KEH in 1913 and was at camp in Cantebury when the war broke out. Served in France from June 1915 and returned to England for training in March 1916 at Lichfield and gazetted Second Lieutenant Sherwood Foresters on 5/09/1916. Joined Battalion in France Nov 1916 and wounded at Gommecourt 9/03/1917. Awarded Military Cross for trench raid with 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters 25/06/1917 (London Gazette 18/10/1917). KIA by machine gun fire whilst supervising a wiring party near Hulluch, France 2/09/1917. Buried in the Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Image of MC and WW1 trio of medals available together with portrait in the uniform of the Sherwood Foresters.

BARLOW, George T. 67. Private, Private Essex Regiment 32746 MIC
BARNARD, William H. Private, Corps of Dragoons D/13185 MIC
BARNES, William C. Private 3rd Dragoon Guards D/17908 MIC
BARRATT, Gaston E. S. 1420. Private, Private Royal Engineers 313096 MIC
BARRETT, Archibald. 1431. Private MIC
BARRETT, John. 1522. Private, Driver Royal Field Artillery 261135, Royal Naval Reserve 7243 T. S Trimmer MIC
BARRETT, Reginald T. 1729. Corporal, Labour Corp Warrant Officer Class 2 679732 MIC

BARRON George H. 1066. Lieutenant G. H. Barron, South Nottinghamshire Hussars, late King Edward’s Horse and Imperial Yeomanry. Queen’s South Africa 1899-1902, 2 clasps, Cape Colony, Orange Free State (4323 Pte., 33rd Coy., 11th Imp. Yeo.); King’s South Africa 1901-02, 2 clasps, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902 (966 Cpl., C.P. Dist. 2); 1914-15 Star (1066 Pte., K. Edw. H.); British War and Victory Medals (Lieut.). George Harrison Barron was born in the Parish of St. Martins-in-the-Fields, London and attested for the Imperial Yeomanry on 8 January 1900, aged 27 years. He served with the 33rd (Royal East Kent) Company, 11th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa between 28 January and 27 November 1900 when he was invalided. In the latter years of the war he served with the Cape Mounted Police and during 1903-04 was Acting Chief Constable of Phillipstown, in South Africa. He attested for the King Edward’s Horse on 22 September 1914 and in February 1916 was commissioned into the 3/1 South Notts Hussars. Medals sold at auction by Dix Noonan Webb, UK in Sep 2003.

BARRY Arthur V. 335. KEH. Royal Army Service Corps M/41355 MIC. Likely to be Serjeant Barry who was severely wounded at Anneux on 20/11/1917 when Major Tutt was also severely wounded.

BARTELLE, James. 1296. Private MIC
BARTLETT, Ashmead. Lieutenant attached from 1st Regiment of Cavalry, former British South African Police MIC
BARTLETT, John Royston. 1674. Private, Second Lieutenant Border Regiment, Lieutenant Royal Air Force MIC
BARTON, William L. 1151. Private MIC
BASSETT, Alfred Peter. 54. Private MIC
BASSILL, James F. 1657. Private, Private Corps of Dragoons D/32103 MIC
BATES, George E. 2040. Private, Private Corps of Hussars 56048 MIC

BATES, Joseph C. 720. Private, Acting Staff Quarter Master Serjeant. Mentioned in Despatches as Serjeant.

BATTERBURY, William Charles. 19. Lance Corporal, Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers MIC
BATTERSBY, Eric W. 885. Serjeant MIC
BATTYE, Francis Montague. 1370. Private MIC
BAUER, L. N. 1666. Private MIC
BAXTER, Gordon E. 929. Private, Second Lieutenant Devonshire Regiment MIC

BAYLEY, Lewis S. 513. Private.  British War Medal - 513 PTE. L. S. BAYLEY. K. EDW. H. and Victory Medal - 513 PTE. L. S. BAYLEY. K. EDW. H. shown with a copy of the Medal Index Card.  The 1915 Star was noted as missing. Arrived in France 23 August 1915 and discharged 8 August 1919. (Image from an electronic auction site, UK, 2014).  

BAYLIS, Gerald William. Quarter Master, Lieutenant General. Lieutenant in KEH in 1915 see Figure 19.
BAYLISS Louis 1099 Serjeant, Serjeant Yorkshire Dragoons 3681, Serjeant Machine Gun Corps Cavalry 100103 MIC

BEALE Cecil G. 635 Serjeant. Contributed a photograph taken at the Colchester camp in 1911 of Serjeant Freeman and a number of named Corporals to the Old Comrades Association bulletin suggesting that he himself was serving from at least 1911.

BEALL Leonard G. 87 Private, 2045 as well on MIC MIC
BEARDON Joseph D. 1251 Private, Private Labour Corps 329908 MIC
BEAUMONT Frank Vans 986 Lance Corporal, Second Lieutenant then Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps MIC
BECKETT Arthur Henry Frederick. 1682 Private. From Argentina.
BECKMAN, George E. 996. Private MIC
BEDFORD, Alfred 298. Corporal, Corporal Royal Engineers 91590 MIC
BEENKEN, Frederick Carl. 850. Private MIC
BEGBIE, Vincent 960. Private, Second Lieutenant Cameron Highlanders MIC
BELL, Erwin 1537. Private MIC
BELL, Harold Cecil Alexander. 389. Private, Second Lieutenant 3rd Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders attached 2/14th Lancashire Regiment MIC
BELL, Percy. 753. Private MIC
BELL, Thomas D. 741. Private, Second Lieutenant MIC

BELL, William Henry Dillon. Lieutenant, Captain from New Zealand Expeditionary Force.  Served with KEH prior to the outbreak of war then served as a Staff Officer on the New Zealand expedition to Somoa. Rejoined KEH and KIA 31/07/17 aged 33 whilst in temporary command of 'C' Squadron during the great attack on Passchendale Ridge. Mentioned in Despatches. Son of Sir Francis Bell and a Member of NZ Parliament for Wellington. Commemorated on the YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, BELGIUM. Photograph of him mounted on his charger from Miss Enid Bell. Commemorated on a plaque at Trinity College Cambridge. Lieutenant in KEH in 1915 see Figure 19.

BELLMAN, Henry E. 1324. Private MIC
BELSON, Frederick. 1487. Acting Corporal MIC
BENN, William W. 1253. Private MIC
BENNETT, Arthur W. 1357. Private MIC
BENNETT, Charles 1240. Private MIC
BENNETT, James H. 947. Private, Private Labour Corps 423041 MIC

BENNETT, John F. 55. Serjeant. Mentioned in Despatches as Serjeant.

BENSTEAD, Geoffrey. 668. Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Canadian Regiment MIC
BENTLEY, Alfred Harry. 1166. Private, Second Lieutenant Essex Regiment, Lieutenant Royal Air Force MIC
BENTLEY, R. W. 1443. Private MIC
BERCOVITZ, Soloman. 1104. Private MIC

BERKELEY John E. L. 982 Corporal. Awarded Belgian Decoration Militaire as a Private KEH (London Gazette 15 April 1918).

BERRY A. G. Lieutenant. King's Colonials 1902. Commanded 3rd Troop (Victoria) 'C' Squadron (Australasian) in 1903 (Photograph see Figure 4).

BERRY Richard Alfred 792 Lance Serjeant MIC
BERTRAM Cyril Robertson Second Lieutenant, Flying Officer Royal Flying Corps MIC
BERTRAND, Walter R. 1398. Private, Private Tank Corps 112244 MIC
BESTOW, Frederick W. 1001. Private MIC
BESWICK, Rodney Knight. 664. Private, Lieutenant 11th Lancashire Fusiliers, Captain 52nd Manchester Regiment MIC
BETHELL, Frank. 422. Private, Second Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps 104491 MIC
BETTINGTON, John H. G. 646. Private, Second Lieutenant Worcestershire Regiment MIC
BETTS, Reginald J. 1044. Private, Corporal MIC

BEVAN, Percy. 659. Private, Serjeant MIC. "Sergt. P. Bevan, King Edward's Horse, of the Central Hotel, Ramsgate, is home on leave from France, and is receiving the congratulations of his friends on having been awarded the Military Medal. The honour was conferred for gallantry in carrying despatches to his troop leader under heavy fire" Thanet Advertiser Saturday 15 June 1919. Military Medal awarded for gallantry in the Defense of Vieille Chapelle, 9-11/11/1918.

BEYNON, Alexander W. 1803. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61214, Private Tank Corps 302800 MIC
BEYNON, R. T. 1816. Private, Private Royal Air Force 319759 MIC