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Dead on the Field of Honour: Officers Killed in Action

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CAPTAIN A. W. BALDERS. NORFOLK REGT.


4 2 LIEUT. BASIL P. CUXSON, R SCOTS REGT.


FLIGHT SUB-LIEUT. B F. M. HUGHES, RN.AS.


LIEUT. T. W. CASLON, R. FIELD ARTILLERY.


LIEUT. J. B. CLIBBORN, CANADIAN MOUNTED RIFLES.


LIEUT.-COL. H. J. MADOCKS, R. WELSH FUSILIERS.


CAPTAIN H. LEONARD WATTS, ESSEX REGT.


CAPTAIN A. D. L. CAMPBELL DURHAM L.I.


LIEUT. C. R. LE BLANC SMITH, RIFLE BRIGADE.


LIEUT. R A. RITCHIE, NORFOLK REGT.


MAJOR C. O N. WILLIAMS, R. LANCASTER REGT.


CAPTAIN JOHN NICHOLSON, ARMY ORDNANCE DEPT. j __


CAPTAIN CYRIL TUKE, BLACK WATCH. i ýCKW’TH


MAJOR HUGH C. L. COCK, R. GARRISON ARTILLERY.


LIEUT. WILLIAM CAMERON, Q.O. CAMERON HIGHLANDERS.


CAPTAIN J. H. COURTIS, OXFORDSHIRE AND BUCKS LI


“I LIEUT. A. S. MACDONELL, S CAMERON HIGHLANDERS.


21, LIEUT. H. GORDON SIMPSON, DUKE OF CORNWALL S LI.


SLIEUT. J. S. PRESSLY, K.O. YORKSHIRE L.I


2u LIEUT. E. C. MIDGLEY, K.O. “ORKSHIRE L.I.


Lieuit.-Col. Henry John Madocks, of Old Basing House, Basingstoke, was the eldest son of the late Mr. Henry Robarts Madocks and the Hon. Mrs. Madocks. He was mentioned in despatches for services in the Ungoro Expedition, x895, and in Uganda, and was wounded in the South African War, and awarded the Queen’s medal (four clasps) and King’s medal (two clasps). Major C. O. h. Williams was the second son of the late Col. Ben Williams, C.B. Capt. John Harold Courtis was the son of Sir John and Lady Courtis, of Fairwater Croft, Llandaff. Sir John was Lord Mayor of Cardiff, 9gxx-zz. 2nd Lieut. A. S. Macdonell was the only son of Professor and Mrs. Macdonell, of Chadlington Road, Oxford. Capt. Cyril Tuke had been mentioned in despatches, as, too, had 2nd Lieut. H. Gordon Simpson. Lieut. C. Ralph Le Blanc


Smith was the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Le Blanc Smith, of The Lordship, Standon, Herts. He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and was a well-known and very popular rowing Blue, and President of the C.U.B.C. in I912-I3. Major Hubert Charles Langlow Cock had served with distinction in West Africa, receiving the medal with clasp for the Kano-Sokoto Campaign, and a further clasp for services in Northern Nigeria, when he was mentioned in despatches. 2nd Lieuts. J. S. Pressly and Midgley were schoolfellows, gazetted the same day in the same regiment, killed by the same shell, and buried in the same grave-a series of most remarkable and pathetic coincidences. Lieut. William Camerot. was the only son of the Rev. Alex Cameron, of Sleat, Skye.



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Issue 4000. - Vol CXLVII

Dec, 18 1915

Illustrated London News