KEH 'T'


TABUTEAU, Frederick. 1596. Private, Private Labour Corps 466866
TANNER, Charles A. 1455. Private
TAPPLY, Sidney L. 643. Private
TAYLOR, Claude Arthur. 1230. Private

TAYLOR, E. C. 629. Corporal KEH. Corporal Tank Corps 302780, Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61236. British War Medal named to E. G. Taylor K.Edw.H on an electronic auction site in the UK May 2020.

TAYLOR, John C. 905. Private 1st Troop 'A' Squadron KEH, Private Royal Berkshire Regiment 55523.

TAYLOR, Maurice. 1362. Private
TAYLOR, Patrick J. 14. Private, Private Royal Engineers 363111
TAYLOR, Robert Gladstone. 714. Private, Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery
TAYLOR, S. 1429. Private, Private Military Mounted Police P/12037

TEARE, John Stewart. 437. Private KEH. Entered France Dec 1915. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the attached to 108th Battery, Royal Field Artillery (RFA). Awarded the Military Cross in 1916. KIA 31/07/1917. Born in Balwyn, Victoria, Australia in 1893 the son of John Corlett and Marion Melville Teare of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He was working for Bennie, Teare and Co. and he enlisted in England in 1914, when he was at Birmingham University studying electrical engineering. His name is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Belgium and the Australian War Memorial. His elder brother, Athol M. Teare, served in the Australian Imperial Force, New South Wales Division and gained an Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He was wounded in this action and hospitalised in England before returning to the front. He returned to Australia after the war. His younger brother Philip Teare joined the Australian Imperial Force becoming a Captain in the artillery. Photograph of John Teare in the uniform of the RFA available.

TEMPLE, Edwin William Henry. 462. Private, Second Lieutenant The Queen's Regiment, Lieutenant Royal West Surrey Regiment

TEMPLE, H. 37. Corporal, King's Colonials

TETLEY, Henry. 1584. Private, Private Corps of Dragoons D/30978 (See photograph Figure 23). Victory medal offered for sale Mar 2020 on electronic auction site.

THIRLWELL, Robert M. Private. Dragoon Guards D/18423, Private KEH, Private Corps of Dragoons
THOMAS, Albert V. 1174. Private, Private Tank Corps 302865, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 40116

THOMAS, David Lewis. 1280. Private KEH. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 253rd Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers Sep 1916. KIA 30/03/1918. Born in 1881 the son of William and Ann Thomas of Happy Valley, Victoria, Australia and was educated at the Dana Street School, Buley's Grenville College and then the Ballarat School of Mines. He went to South Africa in 1906 and managed a gold mine in Rhodesia where he enlisted as a Private in the KEH. Buried in the ADELAIDE CEMETERY, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, France. Biography and civilian portrait photograph can be found at https://bih.federation.edu.au/index.php/David_L._Thomas. His brother William Thomas noted as in service in West Africa.

THOMAS, Sydney. 1036. Private. Enlisted 9/04/1915 and discharged 19/11/1918

THOMPSON, F. Squadron Serjeant Major King's Colonials Permanent Staff 1902 former 13th Hussars (Photograph see Figure 5).

THOMPSON, Frederick Roland Blyth. Lieutenant
THOMPSON, George H. 1252. Private

THOMPSON, John Blake. 1105. Private, Corporal Northumberland Fusiliers 61199, Second Lieutenant Army Service Corps

THOMPSON, John William. 852. Private.Enlisted in the KEH having sailed to London from Shanghai where he had family on board SS Suwa Maru 16/10/1914. Transferred as a Private Machine Gun Corps Cavalry 105526. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant later Captain Labour Corps 19/10/1917. Awarded British War Medal and Victory Medal only. Addresses for medals given as Liverpool and Western Australia.

THOMPSON, Robert Roland. Captain and Adjutant. King's Colonials circa 1902. Australian who served as a Serjeant with 4th Dragoon Guards and Adjutant with 1st (Volunteer) Australian Horse (see photograph, Figures 4, 5 & 42).

THOMSON, Arthur Stewart. 1233. Private. KEH. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 7th Battalion, London Regiment 12/1915. From South Africa KIA 15/09/1916 aged 23 in France and commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Son of Fred and Harriet Thomson, of Stutterheim, Cape Province, South Africa.

THOMSON, Ninian Alan. 1065. Private. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant 20/07/1915 KEH. Lieutenant KEH 08/1916 and became Signalling Officer HQ staff 04/1917 to 10/1918. Lived in Queanbeyan, New South Wales. Director of Mauri Brothers and Thomson. Died 2/04/1952 in Sydney.

THOMSON, Kenneth Sinclair. New Zealand. Lieutenant. Transferred to 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry (Daly's Horse), Frontier Force. Kenneth Thomson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Sinclair Thomson, of The Crossing, Geraldine, New Zealand. Was born in Wellington on October 7th, 1886. He entered Wanganui Collegiate School in 1900, and remained there for five years, being a Prefect during his last year. From Wanganui he went for about a year to the Otago Medical School, and thence to St. John’s College, Cambridge. While at Cambridge he obtained a commission in the King’s Colonials and became so much interested in military matters that he decided to give up his medical career and go into the army. After taking his B.A. degree with honours in 1909, he obtained a commission in the Indian Army, leaving in February to join the 21st Cavalry, Frontier Force. He was on leave in New Zealand for six months in 1913 and visited Wanganui. His death in action occurred in the neighbourhood of Basra, in the Persian Gulf, on March 3rd, 1915, he had been attached for service to the 16th Cavalry and put in command of a machine-gun section. He can have only been a very short time at the front before he fell. (In Memoriam, 1914-1918, Wanganui Collegiate School). He is buried in Basra War Cemetery, Iraq (III.C.17). (Reference - Auckland Online Cenotaph). Photograph available of him in the uniform of a Lieutenant in the 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry (Daly's Horse) circa 1914-15.

THORNTON, Edward. 776. Lance Corporal. Likely to have served in the Liverpool Troop of the King's Colonials. Photograph of name engraved wedding gift (Figure 5). From Hightown, Manchester, England and discharged with a disability.

THORPE, John S. 801. Private
THOYTS, H. N. M. Colonel
THURSTON, George H. 604. Private, Private Labour Corps 613024
TICEHURST, Hubert. 1348. Private, Private Labour Corps 665131
TILLEY, Harold William. Private, Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery
TIMBRELL, James. 942. Private, Sapper Royal Engineers WR/259726, 198255
TINKLER, John Cecil. 139. Serjeant, Lieutenant. Discharged 1/9/1915.
TINKLER, Lionel Maughan. 405. Serjeant. Commissioned as a Captain in the Yorkshire Regiment 23/01/16.
TITILAH, James 1823. Private, 2078 on MIC as well
TITUS, Patrick J. 1398. Private. Entitled to British War Medal and Victory Medal did not serve in France.
TOBIAS, N. 80465. Signaler

TOLKIEN, John Ronald Reuel. Private, served pre-Great War KEH when at Oxford University enlisted 28/11/1911 and discharged at his own request 28/02/1913. Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Lancashire Fusiliers in the Great War then, Lieutenant. One of the world's great literary figures.

TOMLIN, Alfred E. 790. Private, Acting Serjeant Tank Corps 112211
TOMLIN, Henry G. 307. Private, Private Tank Corps 302839, Private Northumberland Fusiliers 61220
TONG, William G. 993. Serjeant

TOOGOOD, Percy William. 653. KIA 25/08/1915 aged 27. Percy was born at Rosehill, Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales on 15th June, 1888 to parents Laurence William and Eliza Toogood (nee Jones). From newspaper reports Percy was practising dental surgery in the town of Condobolin, in the central west region of New South Wales, between 1911 & 1912. From newspaper reports Percy went to New Zealand then on to England & had arrived in England a fortnight before war broke out. In early January, 1915, Percy wrote to Mr Stenmark, for whom he had worked for in his dental practice at Parramatta, advising that he joined the KEH in London & expected to be on active service soon. Percy enlisted at Watford with the Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line. Percy died on 25/08/1915 at Much Hadham, Hertfordshire. Information from UK Army Registers of Soldiers’ Effects records that Percy committed suicide, however, Australian newspaper reports state that he died from wounds received in action. The death of Percy was registered in the September quarter, 1915 in the district of Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England. Private Percy William Toogood was buried in St. Andrew’s Churchyard, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England. He has a private headstone – marble cross & curb but his death is still acknowledged by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Percy is remembered on the Pitt Row Public School Roll of Honour which is located in what is now Parramatta at the West Public School, Parramatta, NSW. He is also remembered on the Parramatta and District Great War Roll of Honour located at Parramatta Town Hall, Church Street, Parramatta, NSW and on the Commemorative Roll of the Australian War Memorial. Some biographical details and grainy photograph (The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, Parramatta, NSW - 17 July 1915) shown here courtesy of Cathy Sedgwick, 2016. 

TOWEY, Martin. 1464. Private, Private Army Service Corps T/364128

TRACEY, Austin J. 2126. Private KEH. Transferred from 2KEH 1372. Entered France 4/05/1915. Discharged 30/03/1919.


TREADWELL, Arthur. 864. Serjeant Second Troop 'A' Squadron KEH Vielle Chapelle KIA 9/04/18 aged 36. Son of Joseph Edward and Eliza E. Treadwell; husband of Mary Treadwell, of 13 Poplar Street, Failsworth, Manchester, England. Commemorated on the LOOS MEMORIAL, FRANCE. Recorded as Alfred on MIC

TREMEARNE, William Crew. 538. Serjeant KEH. Born in Leamington Spa, England on 13/01/1893 and attended Blackheath School, London and then undertook an engineering apprenticeship in Kilmarnock, Scotland 1903-10. Studied at Christ's College, Cambridge where he undertook Mechanical Sciences Courses and then later a Bachelor of Arts 1910-13. Serjeant Cambridge Troop, KEH 19/05/1911 - 13/01/1913. Private, 538 in KEH 10/08/1914-21/10/1914 having enlisted at Alexandra Palace. Temporary commission 20/11/1914 as Second Lieutenant Machine Gun Officer 8th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders 31/10/1914 - 26/09/1915. Landed France 8/07/1915. Shot in the leg at Hill 70, Loos in Belgium 25-26/09/1915 and reported missing with death not reported until 04/1917. Commemorated at Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Photograph in the uniform of the Seaforth Highlanders available online courtesy Imperial War Museum.

TRICKETT, Ronald. 1974. Private 2079 on MIC as well, Private Royal Engineers 359811
TRUDGETT, George D. 1584. Private Labour Corps 230731

TUDOR, W. J. Private. Anglo-Argentinian Railway staff.
TULL, Frederick J. 498. Lance Corporal, Acting Serjeant Tank Corps 302815, Acting Serjeant Northumberland Fusiliers 39889, Acting Serjeant Lancashire Fusiliers

TULLOCH, Herbert Maurice. Second Lieutenant later Lieutenant KEH. Lieutenant Royal Air Force. Lieutenant 33rd Light Cavalry (QVO Poona Horse) Jhansi, India. Commissioned Second Lieutenant 28/11/1914. Entered France 24/09/1915. Lieutenant in 1915 see Figure 19. Born 2/10/1893. Studied at Queen's College, Cambridge University in 1911 as noted in 'The Dial' No. 22, 1915.

TURCOTT, Edgar. 1029. Private

TURNER, Edward G. 1872. Private KEH. Enlisted 23/03/1916. Transferred to Machine Gun Corps Heavy Branch 7/08/1917. Private Northumberland Fusiliers (NF) 61210 27/08/1917. Transferred 7th Battalion NF 14/11/1917. Transferred as Private Tank Corps 302785 1/02/1918. Discharged 24/03/1919. Born in Nuninco, Chile in 1898.

TURNER, James H. E. 343. Private, Private Royal Air Force 319034

TURNER, Max. 1882. Private, Second Lieutenant Tank Corps. Name recorded on Kilkenny Free Masons Lodge, Ireland membership list from 1917 to 1920.

TURNER, Walter Richard. 1423. Private. DOW 21/04/1918. Born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1880. Enlisted in London. Buried in BRISTOL (ARNOS VALE) CEMETERY, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, UK.

TURNER-DAUNCEY M. J. Captain. Lived in Kenya and returned to UK 1965.

TUTT, Arthur Richmond. Joined the Surrey Yeomanry in 1909 and served in France and Mesopotamia as Serjeant, 1248. Recommended for a commission in 1916 and went to Nethercorn for training. Posted to the KEH as a Second Lieutenant in 1917. For gallantry at an action near Anneux he was awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre and with his second-in-command Serjeant Barry who was severely wounded. His wounds kept him from serving in France again and he served as Lieutenant with the Reserve Regiment in Ireland and is named in a photograph at Marlborough Barracks, Dublin 1918 see Figure 33. He rejoined the army in 1939 as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Army Service Corps becoming a Major before discharge on medical grounds in 1943. Photograph shown attending Royal Review 1946. He died on 4/08/1960.

TWOPENY, Richard Ernest Noel. Major. 'C' Squadron. Awarded Military Cross (London Gazette 11/05/1917) and bar (Reported in the 'Observer' newspaper 18/08/1917) as a Lieutenant. Major Twopeny was born on 25/11/1893 in Hammond, South Australia and schooled at St Peter's College, Adelaide. He was commissioned into the KEH on 25/05/1915 as a Second Lieutenant and returned to Australia on 13/04/1920. He married Edna Nancie Deeley in 1927 in Sydney, New South Wales. He died on 8/04/1946 in Adelaide having worked as a journalist in Melbourne. Served in the Citizen Military Forces in WW2. Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board, Quorn Remembrance of Those Who Served in the Great War Honour Board. His brother Private Thomas Nowell Twopeny was born in 1891 in South Australia and Died of Wounds on 23/10/1917 with the 13th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF in France. He was buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Etaples, Nord Pas de Calais, France. Richard's portrait photograph courtesy of Peter Nemaric is also shown as Figure 331.