KEH 'N-O'


NAGLE, Cornelius. 1647. Private. Private Labour Corps 230753. Enlisted 26/05/1915, entered France 29/07/1915 and discharged 17/06/1918 due to sickness. Awarded Silver War Badge 387552. Born 1896.

NASH, Frederick C. 2043. Private

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 as noted on Medal Index Card. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.

NAUDE, Benjamin. 1234. Private

NAYLOR, Benjamin Birchall. 168. Private. 'B' Squadron. Born in Litherland, Lancashire and enlisted in Liverpool. Died of a self-inflicted wound 19/06/17 aged 26. 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. Photograph of his headstone. 

NAYLOR, James. W. 252. Serjeant. Discharged 28/02/1919.
NEALE, Horace. 795. Private, Private Tank Corps 302812, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39890, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40584

NEL, Johannes P. 1356. Corporal
NELSON, Gilbert H. 2047. Private
NEUWIRTH, Arthur. 1997. Private
NEVILLE, John B. 1712. Private
NEWBURY, Christopher. 1318. Private
NEWMAN, Eric J. 1706. Private

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
NIBLETT, George. 1461. Private

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
NICHOLS, William. 996. Private, Private Labour Corps 421740
NICHOLS, William. D/10690. Private, Private Corps of Dragoons D/10690
NICKSON, R. G. 1015. Lance Corporal
NIELSON, Louis. 2231. Private Machine Gun Corps 55135, Private KEH

NOBLE, Percy Welstead H. 642. Private. KIA 26/08/1917. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, BELGIUM.

NORMAN, Edward A. 1481. Private, Private Tank Corps 159047, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39913, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40585

NORMAN, Reginald. 1676. Private, Private Royal Fusiliers GS/59068, Private London Regiment 783503

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 Medal and Victory Medal. 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, Private KEH D/6732. Entered France 27/12/1914.
NUTTALL, Walter E. 1238. Private

O'BRIEN, Pierce F. 1206. Private

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.

O'CONNOR, Roderick. 1301. Private. 'A' Squadron. Left Trinidad for UK 18/10/1915 with 1st Caribbean Merchant and Planters Contingent, wounded at 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.

O'DONNELL, M. Serjeant Major in 1911 and was a Lieutenant in the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards in the 1920s.

O'HARA, Terence. 1721. Private, Private Corps of Hussars 80209

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'KELLY, A. N. Captain attached Tank Corps, then Lieutenant Colonel.
OKIE, Howard C. 932. Private

OLDMEADOW, L. J. Surgeon. Lieutenant King's Colonials 1902 (Photograph see Figure 4).

OLIPHANT, Marcus. Private King's Colonials 1902.
OLIVER, Cuthbert Hanson. Second Lieutenant, Lieutenant Army Service Corps
OLIVER, William John. 1379. Private, Private Labour Corps 230749
OLLEY, Martin C. 1653. Private, Private Machine Gun Corps 105388
O'NEILL, Conrade. 1540. Acting Corporal
O'NEILL, Fergus. 1576. Private, Private Tank Corps 317936, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 45491

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 aged 29. Son of Dr. G. H. Ormsby and Mrs. L. Ormsby of Forrest Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, South Africa. Buried in CAMBRIN MILITARY CEMETERY, FRANCE.

ORR-EWING, . Second Lieutenant in photograph at Marlborough Barracks, Dublin 1918 see Figure 33.

OSBORNE, Arthur. 1114. Private KEH. Mentioned in Despatches.

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. 1578. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers GS/59071
OWEN, Henry Belton. 997. Private, Private British West Indies Regiment 4959
OYLER, Archibald G. 1396. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61286