KEH 'CO-CU'


COATES, Charles. 406. Private. Discharged 31/03/19.
COATES, Henry Smith J. 161187. Serjeant MIC
COATS, George. SR/116. Serjeant, Serjeant Veterinary Corps SR/45 MIC
COATES, James. 751. Private MIC
COCKER, William Edward. 875. Private MIC
COETZEE, Hendrick S. 1321. Private MIC
COGHILL, Alfred J. P. 858. Corporal, Warrant Officer Class 2 MIC
COGHLAN, Gerald N. 981. Private MIC
COHEN, Joesph M. J. 1772. Acting Serjeant, Acting Serjeant 38th Royal Fusiliers J/136 MIC

COLE, A. Squadron Serjeant Major in the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards appointed as Staff Serjeant Major KEH in 1911.

COLE, Arthur. 900. Private MIC
COLE, John. 1539. Private MIC
COLEMAN, John. 1118. Lance Corporal MIC
COLLEY, Frank W. 1080. Private MIC
COLLIER, Louis Van. 1745. Private, Lance Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61212, Lance Corporal 7th London Regiment 61212 MIC
COLLINS, Vernon N. 2040. Private MIC

COLLINS, Victor Leon Monier. 1308, Lance Corporal. Killed in Action in France 09/04/1918. Son of F. A. Collins, Deputy Registrar of the Courts, Trinidad. Born 25 Sep 1896, at Port of Spain. Educated Queens Royal College, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Sailed with the First Merchants Contingent on 18 Oct 1915. (Reference: Commonwealth War Dead Grave Memorial Reference: XVII. B. 19. Cemetery: CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, France). Commemorated on Port of Spain Cenotaph.1915 Star medal trio entitlement details confirmed on MIC.  Image from Old Comrades Association Bulletin.

COLLINS William L. 695 Private MIC
COLLYMORE Robert Private, 5th Seaforth Highlanders, Captain 2nd London Regiment TF, Second Lieutenant 2nd London Regiment MIC
COLTON Albert 1210 Lance Corporal, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 45458 MIC
COLVIN Jonathan Mc D. 689 Private, Private then Second Lieutenant East Lancashire Regiment MIC
CONDER, Albert Edward. Private from Argentina
CONNELLY John 810 Private, later Lieutenant RNVR MIC
CONRAN R. H. 1003 Corporal, Second Lieutenant Royal Engineers MIC
CONRICK Rupert L. 2011 Corporal, Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61252, Corporal Tank Corps 302850 MIC
CONSTABLE Clifford Edward. Lieutenant
CONSTANT Lionel E. 2197 Private MIC
COOK Frederick James 466 Corporal, Second Lieutenant later Captain Border Regiment MIC
COOK Herbert Henry 805 Serjeant, Regimental Serjeant Major then Temporary Second Lieutenant 4th Reserve Cavalry MIC
COOK William Stanley 854 Private MIC

COOKE C. H. Squadron Serjeant Major. 'A' Squadron (British Asian) King's Colonials. Portrait photograph circa 1905-09.

COOKE David Robert 1340 Private, Lieutenant 6th Gordon Highlanders MIC
COOKE Ewin E. 1580 Private MIC
COOKE, Frederick W. 1751. Private MIC
COOKE, James Edward. 1444. Private MIC
COOKE, John E. 1254. Private MIC
COOMBES, Valentine H. 493. Serjeant, Warrant Officer Class 2 MIC
COOPER, Christopher L. 78. Private MIC

COOPER, E. 207. Squadron Quarter Master Serjeant. Awarded the Special Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct medal April 1915.

COOPER, Frank. 1014. Private MIC
COOPER, Henry Mark Hugh. Lieutenant. Lieutenant in KEH in 1915 see Figure 19.

COOPER, Herbert J. 735. Serjeant. Awarded Meritorious Service Medal (London Gazette 3/06/1918).

COOPER, T. W. 2328. Private MIC
COOTE, Andrew L. 1953. Private MIC
COOTE, R. A. Adjutant, Captain in KEH 1910, ex-17th Lancers and the North West Mounted Police. Resigned in 1912.
COPE, John R. 1203. Private MIC
CORBETT, Frank G. 59. Serjeant MIC
CORDER Harold C. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39947, GWF no MIC.
CORIN Thomas 1160 Private MIC

CORLETTE Hubert Christian. Honourable. New Zealander. Second Lieutenant 1902. Commanded 3rd Troop (Australian) 'A' Squadron (British Asian) King's Colonials as Lieutenant 1/02/1903. Major in command of the Reserve Squadron KEH 08/1914. Photograph see Figure 4.

CORNER Leonard 1907 Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61283, Private Tank Corps 302824 MIC
CORNISH Charles H. 971 Private MIC
COSTELLO Patrick 1131 Private MIC
COTMAN Robert A. 1364 Private, Private Essex Regiment, Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps MIC
COTTON Frederick C. 1676 Private MIC
COUNLEY Harry 1045 Private MIC
COUPAR Charles 954 Private MIC
COUSINS Harry W. 114 Private MIC
COUVE Noel 264 Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force MIC

COWAN Eric Hamilton 393 Lance Corporal, Second Lieutenant ex-Royal Garrison Artillery Territorial Force MIC. Liverpool (Rugby) Football Club member – full-back in the legendary 1913-14 XV. Joined King Edward’s Horse in February 1914 and was a Lance-Corporal by the outbreak of war. London Gazette: 6/4/15: to be 2/Lieut, 1st Lancs RGA, dd. 1/4/15. A younger brother, D.W. Cowan, Lieut., RFA is commemorated on the same grave and an elder, G.K., served in the Liverpool Scottish (10th Bn, King’s Liverpool Regt. EH and DW Cowan are commemorated on the Liverpool College chapel memorial. GK was also at the College. Post & Mercury 2/3/16: Eric Cowan was with the Liverpool firm of Balfour, Williamson, merchants. Eric Cowan named on the memorial at Liverpool CC, Aigburth. Like his brothers, Eric was educated at Liverpool College. On his KEH service record the place of birth - Melbourne, Australia. This may have been necessary to join an outfit which had so many Empire connections, but his birth was registered in the Toxteth Park district of Liverpool in 1894, and the 1901 and 1911 censuses show him, and his brothers, as born in Liverpool. Died at Canterbury after an operation and buried with full military honours 28/02/1916 in LIVERPOOL (TOXTETH PARK) CEMETERY. Son of George R. Cowan of 28 Sydenham Avenue, Sefton Park, Liverpool.

COWELL Stanley Thomas 1625 Private ex-Sapper Royal Engineers 229156 MIC
COWEN Joseph M. J. 1772 Acting Serjeant, Acting Serjeant 38th Royal Fusiliers J/136 MIC
COWIE Graham Robertson Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery, Captain South African Medical Corps MIC
COX Alfred Graeme. 64. Serjeant, Temporary Lieutenant Royal Army Service Corps MIC

COX Frederick Leslie. 610. Private, Second Lieutenant in photograph at Marlborough Barracks, Dublin 1918 see Figure 33.

COX Hampden Trevor Ashby. 2090. Private. Born in Barbados, West Indies on 9/03/1895 and served Naparima Light Horse. Left Trinidad for England 3/10/1917. Private died of pneumonia whilst serving in in Ireland 09/05/18. Details of burial unknown.

CRADOCK Montagu Lieutenant Colonel, later Lieutenant Colonel 2nd King Edward's Horse MIC
CRADOCK Sheldon William Keith Major MIC

CRAM Jonathan 1007 Private. Born 1886 in Newport, Fifeshire, Wales and lived in Canada. Saw service with the British Columbia Horse then enlisted in KEH as a Private on 20/03/1915 with occupation stated as rancher and arrived in France 20/10/1915. Wounded with gun shot wound to the leg before injuring both arms when his horse reared and fell on him. Died circa 1965-66.

CRAMER Roland H. 1286 Private MIC
CRAMPTON Charles Stanhope 1100 Lance Corporal, Second Lieutenant Royal Army Service Corps MIC

CRAMPTON Vivian Moore 1896. Born in Rhodesia and served as a Private 82 in the Rhodesia Regiment then KEH then commissioned Second Lieutenant 2/4th Dorsetshire Regiment attached to 496th Field Company, Royal Engineers.

CRANE Arthur A. 769. Private enlisted in KEH 1/12/1914 transferred to 653 Company, Labour Corps as a Corporal 416776 and discharged 28/05/1918.

CRANSTON Herbert D. 856. Born in Shanghai, China and worked as an Apprentice Maritime Engineer. Enlisted as a Private in the KEH having sailed to London on board SS Suwa Mara 16/10/1914. Wounded in action at Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918 as a Lance Corporal and discharged 4/04/1919.

CRATER Montague. 408. Private served pre-WW1 KEH. Arrived in France 21/04/1915 and commissioned 17/11/1917.

CRAWFORD Charles A. 795. Private KEH discharged 23/02/1919.

CRAWFORD-GREENE W. P. Born in England and served KEH. Died in 1959.

CRAWSHAY Lionel R. 1066. Born Honiton, UK on 9/07/1868 and educated at Harrow and then Oxford university 1903-05. Enlisted in KEH as a Private, transferred to Royal Engineers 312892 and served as an Instructor with Computations, Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers. Worked as Colonial Officer in the Bahamas, retired 1934 and died 9/07/1968. Private, Royal Engineers 312892.

CRAYFORD William 1116 Serjeant MIC
CREIGHTON James Captain 1146 Private MIC

CRESSWELL Charles E. 2046 Private. Reported missing Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918. Discharged 22/05/1919.

CRESWICK Henry Forbes. Born in Brighton, Victoria, Australia in 1886. Second Lieutenant in the KEH in 1907 then Lieutenant 1910, commissioned Lieutenant 11/06/1914 (London Gazette 7/09/1914, Captain during WW1. Major attached to Australian Light Horse in 1935 before being killed in a motor vehicle accident 17/08/1935 in Melbourne, Australia where he lived in Toorak. Captain in 1915 see Figure 19.

CROFTS Gordon. Born in England and served KEH.

CROMPTON Robert (Bobbie) A. 399. Born in Fiji. Corporal arrived in France 21/04/1915, Serjeant 3rd Troop, 'B' Squadron in 1916 and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 22/02/1918. Second Lieutenant in photograph Marlborough Barracks, Dublin 1918 see Figure 33. Became Chief Commissioner of the Fiji Islands Group and died in 1965.

CRONE Percy Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Munster Fusiliers MIC

CRONJE S. W. Private in the King's Colonials and attended the 1908 annual camp as part of the Oxford university detachment. Born in South Africa and was a nephew of the Boer General Cronje.

CROSBY Harold Parker 44 Private MIC
CROSS Harold C. 1886 Private, Northumberland Fusiliers 61253, Tank Corps 302826 MIC
CROSS James 127 Serjeant, Royal Field Artillery Second Lieutenant MIC

CROSS Reginald George Whitfield. 530. Private enlisted 10/08/1914 and arrived in France 1/06/1915 with 'A' Squadron. Discharged 29/11/1915 due to sickness. Victory medal in a private collection.

CROSSLAND Frank J. 1096 Private, Royal Fusiliers GS/59100 MIC
CROUCH Edwin C. 1552 Private, Private Machine Gun Corps 22927, Private Tank Corps, Second Lieutenant Royal Air Force MIC

CROWE Walter William. 577. Private, Lance Corporal KEH arrived in France 22/04/1915 and then commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 3rd Battalion, East Yorkshire 21/01/1916. Promoted to Lieutenant 22/07/1917. Placed on retired Officer's list 21/08/1919 due to wounds.

CROWLEY John N. 1425. Corporal. Born 6/05/1894 in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Enlisted KEH 17/01/1916 and arrived in France 12/09/1916. Posted to the Reserve 21/02/1919. WW2 Corporal DROEC 15/01/1941-30/07/1941. Five family members served in WW1 of whom two were KIA.

CROWTHER Owen 1945. Private. Born Cape Town, South Africa in 1898. Ex-5th South African Infantry 3857, served in German East Africa and discharged 9/04/1917. Enlisted KEH 9/06/1917 and did not go to France as vision impaired by malaria contracted whilst serving in German East Africa in 1916.

CUBITT, Henry S. 32. First enlisted recruit of the King's Colonials on 4/01/1902. No MIC record for the Great War.

CULLEN Fred 1999. Private. Born in Hong Kong and served with the Hong Kong Royal Garrison Artillery

CULNAN George 330 Private MIC
CULVERHOUSE Edward 1011 Private, Private Corps of Lancers L/18297 MIC
CUMMING H. L. KEH

CUMMINGS Frank G. 633. Corporal. Born in Southern Rhodesia. Discharged 13/02/1919 and died 03/1946.

CUNINGHAME Charles Lennon Second Lieutenant - ex-9th Cavalry Reserve, KEH, 3rd Hussars MIC

CUNNINGHAM Cecil Robert. 54. Lance Corporal Trumpeter. Discharged 16/03/1916 and died 29/10/17 aged 30. Born in India in 1887, son of John Cunningham, of 17, Compdale Road, Tufnell Park, London. HIGHGATE CEMETERY, LONDON, UK. Served in King's Colonials 309. Service record available.

CUNNINGHAM, Hugh P. L. Born in England and was a Corporal in the 1st Troop, 'A' Squadron King's Colonials/KEH 1909-12. Served as Medical Officer in the Royal Naval Division in WW1. Died in 1960.

CURLING Aubrey F. J. 1400 Private, Private Ordnance Corps 040723 MIC
CURTEIS Edward Croft 1025 Private, Second Lieutenant, Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment MIC

CURTIS, Stanley William. 2099. Private born in Madras, India in 1898 and enlisted in the KEH 21/02/1918. Transferred to the Rifle Brigade RB/82203 and discharged 29/01/1919.

CUSACK Bernard L. 1393 Private, Lancashire Fusiliers 40550 MIC
CUTHBERT Robert L. 340 Private MIC

CUTHILL George H. 1998. Private from Hong Kong and saw prior service in the Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps before joining the KEH.

CUTLACK, Frederick Morley. Private in the pre-war KEH. Born in England in 1886. Commissioned in the Royal Field Artillery and became a war correspondent and visited Australia in 1913. Supported Australian war historian C. E. W. Bean and worked in the Australian Prime Minister's office in the 1920s. Died in the UK in 1967.

CUTLER, Thomas. Private, 1672, 'B' Squadron. Killed in Action  9 April 1918 in defense of Vieille Chapelle, Huits Maisons and Fosse Bridgeheads. Aged 23. Born in Weybridge in 1895.  Youngest son of Mrs Annie Cutler, 2 Yew Cottages, Military Road, Dover. Name recorded on the Dover War Memorial. (Reference - Lionel James: The History of King Edward's Horse (The King's Oversea Dominions Regiment). Sifton, Praed, 1921. (Gravestone photograph courtesy of Pierre Vandervelden).1915 Star medal trio entitlement details confirmed on MIC.