Blackheath Proprietary School WW1 Roll of Honour

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Technically not a memorial, but a Roll of Honour in the history of the school, published in 1933, lists those who died.

J.W. Kirby, B.A., The History of The Blackheath Proprietary School, The Blackheath Press, 1933, Appendix pp. 173-176. Ref:373.222BLA

Note: The school stood on the corner of Lee Terrace and Tranquil Vale (a part now called Blackheath Village) and was replaced in 1936 by the block called Selwyn Court (numbered as 20-34 Blackheath Village).


"The following Old Blackheathans lost their lives while serving in His Majesty's Forces during the Great War."

ADKIN, Arthur Wellesley, Second Lieutenant, 20thBn. The London Regiment. Killed in action June 3rd 1917.
BLAND-HUNT, Ernest Sydney de Vere. Major, Royal Garriston Artillery. Killed in action September 4th 1915.
COBB, James Cassells. Lieutenant, Royal West Kent Regiment. Killed in action August 23rd 1918.
DEIGHTON, Frederick Hamilton. Lieutenant, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Died of wounds June 18th 1915.
DE MATTOS, Sydney Francis. Private, Royal Fusilliers. Died December 20th 1918.
DE MONTMORENCY, Raymond Ligonier. Gunner, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds October 3rd 1916.
DENT, Edgar Dent. Lieutenant, Irish Guards. Killed in action April 12th 1917.
EDWARDS, Eric Wilson. Captain, Royal West Surrey Regiment. Killed in action November 30th 1917
FOUCAR, James Louis. Major 12thBn. The London Regiment. Missing (believed killed) May 8th 1915.
GODBY, Howell Ashbridge. Private, Honourable Artillery Company. Died of wounds February 19th 1915.
GOODMAN,. Second Lieutenant, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and Royal Air Force. Killed in action October 28th 1918
GROVER, John. Major, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Killed in action June 24th 1915.
HEDDERWICK, Ronald Young. Private, Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action May 16th 1915.
HENSHALL, Donald E. Second Lieutenant, London Brigade Royal Field Artillery (T.F.). Died of wounds 1916.
HORAN, William Horace Stuckey. Private, Royal Fusiliers. Died October 11th 1918.
KNIGHT, Alan Collingwood. Second Lieutenant, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action June 28th 1915.
LAMB, Cameron. Captain, The Border Regiment, DSO. Died of wounds December 29th 1914.
LECKIE, Malcolm. Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps, DSO. Died of wounds August 28th 1914.
MASSEY, Kenneth Edmonds. Private, Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Killed in action.
McDOUGALL, Edward Cecil. Rank unknown, 16thBn. The London Regiment. Died 1916.
McDOUGALL, Malcolm. Rank and unit unknown. Killed in action 1917.
MILLER, Harold Norgate. Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Died February 15th 1919.
MORGAN, Leonard. Second Lieutenant, East Kent Regiment (The Buffs). Died of wounds December 1st 1917.
NORFOLK, Harold. Major, Worcestershire Yeomanry. Missing April 23rd 1916.
PAGE-GREEN, Reginald Sebastian. Second Lieutenant, Royal Fuiliers, M.C. Killed in Action June 22nd
PECK, Reginald Geoffrey. Lieutenant, Cameronians, attached Highland Light Infantry. Died of wounds February 29th 1916.
POTTER, Edmund Walter Jolit. Sergeant, Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action October 24th 1916.
RAPOPORT, John Lindsay. Second Lieutenant, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action May 27th 1918.
RATTON, Wilfred Holroyd. Second Lieutenant 22nd Bn. The London Regiment. Died July 9th 1915.
ROLLS, Norman Spencer Ashby Private, Australian Imperial Force, Died 1916.
SAW, Arthur Connorton Lieutenant, Royal Naval Air Service. Killed in flying accident April 21st 1916.
SHAW, George Philip. Captain, Merchant Service. Died 1917.
SIMMS, William. Captain, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action July 20th 1916.
STIRLING, Gordon Sheffield Captain Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders attached King's African Rifles. Died of wounds 26th December 1916.
STOKES, Guy Lennard. Second Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action July 5th 1917.
THOMAS, Kenneth. Captain, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action June 3rd 1916.
TREMEARNE, William Crew. Second Lieutenant, Seaforth Highlanders. Missing (believed killed) September 26th 1915.
TROUGHTON, Lieutenant, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve and Royal Naval Division. Killed in action November 13th 1916.
VERESMITH, Daniel James Christopher. Captain, Royal Artillery. Died of wounds April 11th 1917.
VERESMITH, Evelyn Henry. Second Lieutenant, Royal Fusiliers. Died of wounds July 9th 1916.
WALTON, John Leigh. Lieutenant, 21st Bn. The London Regiment. Died July 22nd 1918.
WAUGH, Edward Geoffrey. Second Lieutenant, South Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action April 4th 1916.
WELSFORD, Arthur Hadden. Private Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action June 2nd 1915.
WILKINSON, Osborn Cecil. Captain, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds February 5th 1915.
WILLIAMS, Ernest Thurston. Captain, Royal West Kent Regiment. Missing (believed killed) May 3rd 1917.
WILLIAMS, Guy Grenfell. Second Lieutenant, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action June 6th 1916.
WOODMAN, James Edward Somerville. Major, Lancashire Fusiliers, attached Northumberland Fusiliers, D.S.O. Killed in action September 25th/27th 1915.

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