KEH 'R -RI'


RABIN, Benjamin.1458. Private, Private Royal Engineers 251857, Private Royal Fusiliers GS/128840

RAEBURN Douglas Alfred. 415. Private. Served pe-war KEH.

RAINBOW, Arthur G. 1667. Private, Private Tank Corps 302835, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61274

RAINER, Christopher. 2125 Private. Transferred from 2KEH 912. Entered France 4/05/1915. Discharged 23/02/1919.

RAMPLEN, Thomas. 1419. Private. Prior service in Botha's Natal Horse in German West Africa in 1915. Saw service with KEH 7/1916 to 11/1916 in France. Later served as a Lance Corporal in the South African Engineer Corps and died aged 72 in service on 22/01/1945. Son of George A. Ramplen and Matilda Ramplen. Buried at PORT ELIZABETH (SOUTH END) CEMETERY, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

RAMSDEN, Ludlan. D/15347. Corporal Dragoon Guards, Corporal KEH, Corporal Corps of Dragoons

RAMSEY, C. Lieutenant KEH. Captain in photograph Marlborough Barracks, Dublin 1918 see Figure 33. Portrait photograph wearing second pattern Officer's KEH headdress badge (Copyright Imperial War Museum HU 124675). 

RANDALL,  . Private. Trooper Randall named in 1904 King's Colonials St Albans camp photograph and Trooper Stevens also named (photograph shown under STEVENS in Nominal Roll).

RANDERS, Harold K. 1722. Private. 'B' and 'C' Squadron. Posted as missing at the defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918. Discharged 15/03/1919. Born in Denmark but grew up pre-war in Australia. Settled in Argentina after the war. Died 13/02/1943 after being attacked by a co-worker on a ranch. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal.

RANSSON, Sidney L. 1627. Private, Sapper Royal Engineers WR/42276, Private Machine Gun Corps 300510, Private Liverpool Regiment 85734

RAPSEY, Horace E. 1203. Private, Sapper Royal Engineers 246398, Private Machine Gun Corps 22985
RATCLIFFE, Thomas Massey. 666. Private

RATCLIFFE, W. J. Second Lieutenant King's Colonials 1902 and commanded 2nd Troop 'A' Squadron (British Asian) in 1903 (Photograph Figure 4).

RATHBONE, Victor. 106. Squadron Serjeant Major. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 14/08/1915 later Lieutenant when at Longford in 1915. Entered France 2/06/1915. Awarded the Military Cross as a Lieutenant published in the London Gazette in 1919 (perhaps for the action noted before 24/06/1915). Applied for Special Reserve Long Service and Good Conduct Medal but was ineligible. Born in Leeds, England 4/04/1886 and lived in Uraguay, South America, died in Montevideo in 16/08/1947. Wrote a tribute to a German Jewish Lieutenant Max Seller, Bayer Reserve Infantry Regiment No 5 killed whilst attacking the KEH trench 24/06/1915 and had him buried with his own men as a mark of respect to his bravery  https://www.thejc.com/news/features/first-world-war-max-seller-1.446088?highlight=Stephen+Daisley  where his accompanying portrait photograph was sourced from. He is wearing Round Pattern KEH Officer's Service Dress collar badges in the photograph and his cap badge isn't visible but would be of the same pattern. 

RAW, Frederick C. 740. Private, Private Royal Air Force 14090

RAW, Richard Trotter. 2060. Private, Lance Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61196, Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps

RAY, Edward P. 1723. Corporal, Corporal Liverpool Regiment 85787, Corporal Army Service Corps A/454648

RAY, Kenneth. 20. Private. Entered France 22/04/1915. Commissioned Royal Engineers 24/02/1917. From South Africa and photograph and biography available www.kingedwardhorse.net

RAYMOND, William G. 1723. Private same regimental number on MIC as Edward P. Ray
RAYNER, Harris S. D/13631. Private, Private Corps of Dragoons
READ, Albert Henry. 209. Private
REARDON, Jos D. 1251. Lance Corporal, Lance Corporal Labour Corps Irish Command 329908
REDFERN, Thomas. 423. Private, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61276

REDFORD, Daniel Benjamin. 259. Private. Enlisted 28/11/1911 to 28/02/1913. Re-enlisted 1/03/1913 and discharged 5/07/1915 due to sickness and did not serve overseas. Awarded Silver War Badge 19186. Born Aufield, Liverpool, England in 1891.

REES, David J. 1129 Private KIA 19/08/17 aged 40. Son of Evan and Anne Rees of 26 Chancellor's Road, Fulham Palace Road, Hammersmith, London. Buried in GWALIA CEMETERY, BELGIUM.

REEVES, Alfred Henry. Captain KEH.
REEVES, Allan S. 747. Private. From Southern Rhodesia.
REEVES, William G. 1798. Corporal, Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61195, Corporal Tank Corps 302794

REID, Andrew. 152188. Private. DoW 21/11/1918 aged 32. Son of Andrew and Margaret Reid of Collickreich, Ballater; husband of Isabella Reid of Craiggowan Golf Road, Ballater, Aberdeenshire. Buried in TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, FRANCE.

REID, Harry. 1491. Sapper Royal Engineers 229155, Sapper KEH, Sapper Royal Engineers WR/263358
REID, Jeremiah.1597. Private, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 45521

REID, Oswald Douglas. 1418. Private. Accidentally drowned at Baldoyle near Dublin, Ireland 18/08/16. Son of Thomas and Catherine Reid. Buried in ANNAN CEMETERY, UK.

REISSLAND, Charles F. 1143. Private
RELIHAN, Matthew. 1492. Private, Private Labour Corps 23075

REMMETT, Charles William. 873. Private, Lance Corporal. Awarded Meritorious Service Medal as a Lance Corporal.

RENDALL, Richard W. 1605. Private

REYNOLDS, Allan Boyd. Captain in KEH 1915 photograph Figure 19. Major (1915-18) and then Lieutenant Colonel 12th Royal Lancers until 1930. Commanded the 1/1st Northumberland Hussars Mar 1917-Mar 1919. Pre-war service as a Lieutenant 12th Royal Lancers Army List 1902 having enlisted 23/05/1900. Entered France 2/06/1915. Born in Hornsey, Middlesex, London, England 12/03/1879 and was a first class cricketer and attended Oxford University. Mentioned in Despatches 2nd Boer War. Awarded Distinguished Service Order, QSA, KSA, 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. Died 2/06/1940 in Marleybone, London.

REYNOLDS, Alfred N. 1361. Corporal

RICH, Geoffrey Gordon. Serjeant Canterbury Mounted Rifles 7/424, Lieutenant 1st Troop 'A' Squadron KEH Vieille Chappelle 1918. Awarded the Military Cross as a Lieutenant.

RICHARDS, John. D/17226. Private Dragoons, Private KEH, Private Corps of Dragoons

RICHARDS, Richard. 1627. Private KEH. Private Royal Engineers WR/285721. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff. Did not serve in France and awarded British War Medal and Victory Medal.

RICHARDSON, Arthur. 1326. Private, William on MIC as well with same number
RICHMOND, Frank George. 1121. Corporal, Serjeant Machine Gun Corps 22986

RICKARD, Joseph Charles. 1969 Private. Enlisted 1/04/1917 and discharged 21/02/1919. Awarded Silver War Badge 216877. Born 1896. British War Medal and Victory Medal sold on eBay UK Sep 2020.

RIDGEWAY, William Kemp. 1593. Private KEH. From New Zealand. Enlisted 28/07/1916 in Longford with Reserve Squadron after service with New Zealand forces having resigned to serve overseas 14/03/1916. Discharged 19/03/1917 through illness and awarded Silver War Badge 39056. Born in 1889 the son of Thomas Gamage Ridgeway who was living in Surrey, England post-war. Commemorated on the Auckland Online Cenotaph.

RIDGWAY, George. D/16746. Private Dragoon Guards GS/21465, Private KEH D/16746, Private Corps of Dragoons D/17646

RIGG, Robert G. 1494. Private

RINDER, Robert Toynbee. 1446. Lance Corporal 10/10/1917. 'A' Squadron. Enlisted 9/02/1916, entered France 16/11/1916 and discharged 20/05/1919. Wounded with gun shot wound right wrist at Defence of Vieille Chapelle 9-11/04/1918 and awarded Silver War Badge 294195, served overseas and born 1890 in Canada.

RING, John. 1534. Private, Private Tank Corps 302811, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 39915, Private Lancashire Fusiliers 40592

RITCHIE, Ernest. 1763. Serjeant, Serjeant Tank Corps 112012