Index

Where names are in purple and underlined then you can click on them and bring up all the posts in which they appear.

Please note that the entries will appear in reverse order, so it is best to scroll to the bottom and work your way up. Here are some highlights.

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A Regatta on the Western Front!

What it is like to be wounded

VERY smelly Trenches

Collapsing Dug-outs

A Sniper at Gallipoli

The Battle of the Bees

First Deaths in England due to Aerial Bombardment

Turning Shirkers into Soldiers at Cowley Barracks

Christmas Day at War, 1915

Rats!

People:

OPS teacher killed –                                 Leslie Eastwood

Oxford don killed at Jutland –                 Charles Fisher

Missing in action –                                     Edmund Gay

A brilliant Scientist –                                  JBS Haldane

Girls went to war too…                            Kit Marshall (Lynam)

A future author –                                   Nevil (Shute) Norway

The 1914 England rugby captain –         Ronald Poulton

A Marshall of the RAF one day –             John Slessor

Winner of the VC in 1915 –                      John Smyth

Winner of the VC in 1916 –                   William Leefe Robinson

An Oxford Admiral in the making –      Reginald Tyrwhitt

Events:

Battles/campaigns such as –                Dogger Bank (1915)

Gallipoli (1915)

Jutland (1916)

Krithia (1915)

Neuve Chapelle (1915)

The Somme (1916)

Arras (1917)

Regiments:

Royal Welch Fusiliers

Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Schools/Colleges/Universities:

Marlborough College

Repton School

Rugby School

Winchester College

Balliol College, Oxford

 

INDEX (By surname):

A

Humphrey Arden – RGA

B

Frank Benham – KIA 1916

John Betjemann – OPS pupil

Otto von Bismarck – the German Chancellor (1871-90)

Oswald Blencowe – KIA 1916

Bob Bourne – Herefordshires. (Olympic rower, silver medal, 1912)

Robert Bridges – Poet Laureate

Rupert Brooke – poet. Died 1915

John Brooks – Indian Army

Tyrell Brooks – Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

Geoffrey Buck – RFC

Claude Burton (‘Touchstone’) – writer

Paddy Burton – KIA 1916

David Westcott Brown – KIA 1916

Mr Bye – Royal West Surrey Reg (OPS staff)

John Bywater-Ward – RN

C

Alan Cam – KIA 1917

Maurice Campbell – RAMC

Pat Campbell – RFA

Percy Campbell – KIA 1914

Sydney Carline – RFC

Geoffrey Carpenter – Uganda Medical Service

Lewis Carroll – author of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Philip Chapman – KIA 1915

GK Chesterton – author of “Father Brown” books

Charlie Childe – KIA 1916

Winston Churchill – First Lord of the Admiralty (1914/15)

Bim Clarke – 10th Gurkhas

Geoffrey Clarke – KIA 1916

Jean Clunet – French Army

Martin Collier – RN

Jack Conybeare – Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Christopher Counsell – KIA 1916

Victor Cowley – Royal Irish Rifles

Marie Curie – Nobel Laureate (1903)

D

Cedric Davidson – MGC

Edmund Deane – KIA 1916

Jack Denniston – King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Aubrey de Selincourt – RFC (missing in action)

Leslie de Selincourt – Hampshires/Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

John Dowson – Royal Berks (missing in action)

Greville Drew – RE

Raymond Drew – KIA 1916

Patrick Duff – RFA (Gallipoli)

E

Leslie Eastwood KIA 1915

Arthur Egerton – RA

William Esson – KIA 1916

F

George Falkiner – KIA 1917

Rosina Filippi – actress/dramatist

Charles Fisher – KIA 1916

Edmund Fisher – RFA

HAL Fisher – Education Minister

William Fisher – RN

CRL Fletcher – Historian

George Fletcher – KIA 1915

Leslie Fletcher – RN

Regie Fletcher – KIA 1914

Robert French – KIA 1916

Geoffrey Freyberg – RN (Jutland)

Lance Freyberg – KIA 1916

G

Jack Gamlen – Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Bertram Garratt – Indian Army

Edmund Gay – Norfolks (missing in action)

King George V

Robert Gibson – Bedfordshires

Rafe Griffith – Royal West Kents

Leslie Grundy – York & Lancs, MGC

H

Sir Douglas Haig – i/c BEF in France (1915)

Alan Haig-Brown – Royal West Surreys

Roderick Haigh – KIA 1914

JBS Haldane – Black Watch

Sir Ian Hamilton – i/c Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli 1915)

Wallace Hardman – KIA 1917

Hunter Herbertson – KRRC (missing in action)

Tom Higginson – KIA 1915 (OPS staff)

Carmen Hill – singer

Trevor Hoey – Ox & Bucks Light Infantry

Aldous Huxley – author

I

Donald Innes – Motor Cycle Corps

J

Maurice Jacks – King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Stopford Jacks – RFA

Hamilton Jefferson – KIA 1917

Alan Jenks – KIA 1917

Bobby Johnson – Hampshires

Wilfred Johnson – Hampshires

K

Cyril King – Civilian POW

Ernest Knox – 36th Sikhs

L

Robin Laffan – military padre

Rupert Lee – Worcestershires

Alan Leggett – KIA 1914

Eric Leggett – KIA 1916

Henry Liddell – Dean of Christ Church Oxford (1855-91)

Stephen Low – Hampshires

Cecil Lucas – RHA

Hum Lynam – OPS staff

Kit Lynam (Kit Marshall) – YMCA chauffeuse

M

Alasdair Macdonell – KIA 1915

Jim Maclean – RE

Nigel Madan – KIA 1916

SPB Mais – ex OPS staff

Lance Mallalieu – OPS pupil

Percival Mallalieu – OPS pupil

Sholto Marcon – Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Kit Marshall (Kit Lynam) – YMCA chauffeuse

Harry Maule – North Lancs

Charles Mayhew – Royal Marines Light Infantry

Naomi Mitchison (Naomi Haldane)

Walter Moberly – Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Lady Ottoline Morrell – society hostess

Philip Morrell – Liberal MP for Burnley

Geoffrey Mott – South Lancs

Roger Mott – Special List

Leslie Murray – RFC

N

Nevil Shute Norway – Dublin (1915)

O

Revere Osler – KIA 1917

P

Basil Parker KIA 1915

Hubert Parry – composer

Hamilton Pellatt – Royal Irish

Arthur Percival KIA 1914

Arthur Pilkington – OPS bursar

Basil Playne – RN

Ronald Poulton (Palmer) – KIA 1915

Cyril Pouncey – OPS pupil

John Pratt – KIA 1917

Bartholomew Price – Royal Fusiliers

Robert Pringle – KIA 1914

R

John Raikes – KIA 1916

Robert Rawlinson – KIA 1916

Harold Leefe Robinson – KIA 1916

William Leefe Robinson – RFC (POW)

James Romanes – Royal Scots

Douglas Rose – Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Geoffrey Rose – Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry

Jack Ruttledge – KIA 1916

S

William Scott – KIA 1917

Dick Sergent – RNVR (Gallipoli)

Noel Sergent – French Artillery (Gallipoli)

Frank Sidgwick – publisher

William Sheepshanks – KRRC (missing in action)

Hugh Sidgwick – RGA

John Slessor – RFC

Lionel Smith – Hampshires

Geoffrey Smyth – Loyal North Lancs (Gallipoli)

John Smyth – Sikhs (Indian Army)

Henry Souttar – Surgeon/author

Northcote Spicer – RFA

Henry Spurling – Hampshires

George Stack – RE

Desmond Stride – RN (Jutland)

Francis Studdy – RN (Jutland)

T

Stuart Taylor – West Yorks (Leeds’ Pals) C.O.

William Temple – (Rev) Headmaster Repton School (1910-14)

Morice Thompson – KIA 1917

Treffry Thompson – Royal Army Medical Corps

Percy Trevelyan – RN (Jutland)

Henry Tyndale – KRRC

Frederick Tyrwhitt – Worcestershires

Nathaniel Tyrwhitt – KIA 1915

Reginald Tyrwhitt – RN

V

Gilbert Vassall – (OPS staff)

Raymond Venis – KIA 1915

W

Lindsay Wallace – Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry (OPS staff)

Peter Warren – RFC (POW)

Blair Watson – Oxford Yeomanry (OPS staff)

William Wells-Cole – Lincs (missing in action)

Nevile West – KIA 1917

Robert Whigham – King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Tom Whittingham – KIA 1915

Nurse Wilkinson – 3rd Southern General Hospital

Virginia Woolf – novelist

George Wright – KIA 1916