England expected every man to do his duty. We remember those who fell doing that duty on this day in history

Archive for May, 2014


Lieutenant Henry Boswell Bennett, 31st May 1838, Canterbury Cathedral

Henry Boswell Bennett

Captian John Richard Graham, 30th May 1830, Carlisle Cathedral

John Richard Graham

Carlisle Cathedral   Carlisle Cathedral


Lieutenant Colonel Edward Seton Chance, 29th May 1918, Grasemere

Edward Seton Chance

Ensign Henry Whittam, 28th May 1809, York Minster

Henry Whittam

York Minster   York Minster

Major Rodney George Watson, 27th May 1940, Seale St Lawrence

Major Watson

Seale St Lawrence  Seale St Lawrence

Emily Wright, 26th May 1882, Easby Abbey

Emily Wright

Easy Abbey   Easby Abbey


Private T G Smith, 25th May 1915, Orpington All Saints

Private T G Smith


Lieutenant Malcolm Methuen Carlisle, 24th May 1906, Newcastle cathedral

Lieutenant Carlisle

Captain Philip Thompson, 23rd May 1918, St Oswald’s, Guiseley

Philip Thompson

Guiseley   Guiseley

Private William Waller, 22nd May 1900, Church of St Mary, Whitby

William Waller

Whitby   Whitby

Lance Corporal James Beckley, 21st May 1900, Chalfont St Giles

James Beckley

Chalfont St Giles   Chalfont St Giles

Frederick Lowden Dearbergh, 20th May 1914, Hatfield Road Cemetery, St Albans

Frederick Lowden Dearbergh

Hatfield Road  Hatfield Road Cemetery

Douglas Dubrucq, May 19th 1940, Camberwell Old Cemetery

Douglas M Dubruq

Old Camberwell Cemetery


Trooper H Offley, 18th May 1900, Christchurch College Cathedral, Oxford


Lieutenant M C Maccormac, 16th May 1917, York Cemetery

M C Maccormac

York cemetery   M A Maccormac

Captain John Neville Bigge, 15th May 1915, Newcastle Cathedral

Captain John Neville Bigg

Captain John Neville BiggeNewcastle Cathedral



Private Ernest William Boyden, 14th May 1901, Bishop’s Stortford

Ernest William Boyden


Lance Corporal L A Smith, 13th May 1918, Orpington All Saints

L A Smith

Leonard Stanley, May 12th 1915, New Southgate Cemetery

Leonard Stanley

New Southgate   New Southgate

Guy Clifton Davis, 11th May 1918, Orpington All Saints

Guy Clifton Davis

Orpington All Saints    1918 May 11th

Harry Metcalfe, 9th May 1917, Hammersmith Cemetery

Harry Metcalfe

Hammersmith   Hammersmith

Sergeant William George Kennedy Milne, 8th May 1935, Church of the Holy Rood, Wool

Sergeant Milne

Wool Church of the Holy Rood

Fred Peppin, May 7th 1917, Church of St Decumen, Watchett

Fred Peppin

St Decuman Watchet church


Arthur Longland, May 6th 1915, Chester-le-Street Cemetery

Arthur Longland