Never Forget – A Memorandum To Our Fallen Rugby Brothers

never forgetOn Remembrance Day we would ask that you all put aside your sporting rivalries and take a moment to read through the names of our fallen brothers who died fighting for their country. Never Forget!

Australia

  • Harold Wesley George, died on 10 May 1915, Aged 28.
  • Bryan Desmond Hughes MC, died on 6 August 1918, Aged 32
  • Hubert A Jones, died on 9 July 1918, Aged 28.
  • Edward Larkin, died on 25 April 1915, Aged 34
  • Blair Swannell, 25 April 1915, Aged 39
  • William Tasker, died on 9 August 1918, Aged 26.
  • Fred Thompson, killed in action on 29 May 1915, Aged 25.
  • Jack Verge, died on 8 September 1915, Aged 35.
  • Clarrie Wallach MC, died on 22 April 1918, Aged 28.

England

  • Harry Alexander; died on 17 October 1915 Aged 35 
  • Henry Berry; died on 9 May 1915, Aged 32.
  • Arthur James Dingle; died on 22 August 1915, Aged 23 
  • George Eric Burroughs Dobbs, died on 17 June 1917, Aged 32.
  • Leonard Haigh, died on 6 August 1916 Aged 29. 
  • Reginald Harry Myburgh Hands, (“Reggie Hands”) died on 20 April 1918, Aged 29 – Hands was a South African who played cricket for South Africa and rugby for England.
  • Arthur Leyland Harrison VC; died on 23 April 1918, Aged 32
  • Harold Augustus Hodges; died on 24 March 1918, Aged 32 14
  • Rupert Edward Inglis; died on 18 September 1916, Aged 53 
  • Percy Dale Kendall; died on 21 January 1915, Aged 34 
  • John Abbott King; died on 9 August 1916, Aged 32 
  • Ronald Owen Lagden; died on 3 March 1915, Aged 26
  • Douglas Lambert; died on 13 October 1915, Aged 32 
  • Alfred Frederick Maynard; died on 13 November 1916, Aged 22
  • Edgar Roberts Mobb, (“Mobbsy”) died on 29 July 1917, Aged 37 16
  • William Moore Bell Nanson; died on 4 June 1915, Aged 34 
  • Francis Eckley Oakeley; died on 25 November 1914, Aged 23 
  • Robert Lawrence Pillman; died on 9 July 1916, Aged 23 17
  • Ronald William Poulton-Palmer, (“Ronnie Poulton”) died on 5 May 1915, Aged 25 
  • John Edward Raphael, died on 11 June 1917, Aged 35
  • Reginald Oscar Schwarz MC, (“Reggie Schwarz”) died on 18 November 1918, Aged 43 
  • Lancelot Andrew Noel Slocock; died on 9 August 1918, Aged 29
  • Francis Nathaniel Tarr; died on 18 July 1915, Aged 27 
  • Alexander Findlater Todd, died on 21 April 1915, Aged 41 
  • James Henry Digby Watson; died on 15 October 1914, Aged 24. 
  • Charles Edward Wilson; died 17 September 1917, Aged 43. 
  • Arthur James Wilson, died on 1 July 1917, Aged 29

France

  • Marie Jean-Baptiste Joseph Anduran (“Joé Anduran”); died on 2 October 1914, Aged 32
  • René Emile Henri Boudreaux; died on 8 September 1915, Aged 34.
  • Maurice Jean-Paul Boyau (Medaille Militaire, Legion d’Honneur); died on 16 September 1918, Aged 30
  • Marcel Henry Burgun; died on 2 September 1916, Aged 26.
  • Jean Jacques Conilh de Beyssac ; died on 13 June 1918, Aged 28.
  • Paul Henri Descamps; died on 27 June 1915, Aged 31.
  • Julien Dufau; died on December 1916, Aged 28.
  • Paul Dupré; died on 15 May 1915, Aged 27.
  • Albert Eutrope; died on 26 May 1915, Aged 27.
  • Marc Giacardy; died on 20 August 1917, Aged 26
  • Pierre Guillemin; died on 9 October 1915, Aged 20
  • Maurice Hedembaigt; died on 5 August 1918, Aged 37.
  • Emmanuel Iguinitz; died on 20 September 1914, Aged 24
  • Daniel Ihingoué; died on 16 April 1917, Aged 28
  • Henri Isaac; died on 20 June 1917 Aged 34
  • Henri André Lacassagne; died on 11 November 1916, Aged 19
  • Gaston Lane; died on 23 September 1914, Aged 31
  • Jean Larribau; died on 31 December 1916, Aged 27
  • Marcel Legrain; died on 27 June 1915, Aged 21.
  • Alfred Mayssonnié (“Maysso”); died on 6 September 1914, Aged 30.
  • François Poeydebasque; died on 21 December 1914, Aged 23
  • Albert Chateau; died from wounds on 15 July 1924, aged 31

Ireland

  • Jasper Brett, died on 4 February 1917, Aged 21
  • Robert Balderstone Burgess, died on 9 December 1915, Aged 25.
  • Ernest Deane MC, died on 25 September 1915, Aged 28.
  • William Victor Edwards, died on 29 December 1917, Aged 30
  • Basil Maclear, died on 24 May 1915, Aged 34.
  • Vincent McNamara, died on 29 November 1915, Aged 24
  • Albert Lewis Stewart DSO, died on 4 October 1917, Aged 28.
  • Alfred Squire Taylor, died on 31 July 1917, Aged 29

New Zealand

  • James Alexander Steenson Baird (“Jim Baird”), died on 7 June 1917, Aged 23.
  • Robert Stanley Black (“Bobby Black”), died on 21 September 1917, Aged 23
  • Henry Dewar (“Norkey Dewar”), died on 19 August 1915, Aged 33.
  • Ernest Henry Dodd (“Ernie Dodd”), died on 11 September 1918 aged 38
  • Albert Joseph Downing (“Doolan Downing”), died on 8 August 1915 aged 28.
  • David Gallaher (“Dave Gallaher”), died on 4 October 1917, Aged 41.
  • Eric Tristram Harper, died on 30 April 1918, Aged 40.
  • Autini Pitara Kaipara, died 4 August 1917 aged 30
  • James McNeece (“Jim McNeece”), died on 21 June 1917, Aged 31
  • Alexander James Ridland (“Jimmy Ridland”), died on 5 November 1918, Aged 36
  • George Maurice Victor Sellars, died on 7 June 1917, Aged 31
  • Reginald Taylor (“Reg Taylor”), died on 20 June 1917, Aged 28
  • Hubert Sydney Turtill (“Jum” Turtill), died on 9 April 1918, Aged 38
  • Frank Reginald Wilson, Died on 19 September 1916, Aged 31

Scotland

  • Cecil Halliday Abercrombie, died on 31 May 1916 Aged 30
  • David McLaren Bain, died on 3 June 1915, Aged 24
  • David Bedell-Sivright (“Darkie Bedell-Sivright”), died on 5 September 1915, Aged 35
  • Patrick Charles Bentley Blair, died on 6 July 1915 Aged 24.
  • John Argentine Campbell, died on 1 December 1917, Aged 40.
  • William Campbell Church, died on 28 June 1915, Aged 32.
  • Walter Michael Dickson, died on 26 September 1915, Aged 30.
  • John Henry Dods, died on 31 December 1915, Aged 40
  • Walter Torrie Forrest, died on 19 April 1917, Aged 36
  • Rowland Fraser, died on 1 July 1916, Aged 26.
  • William Elphinstone Gordon, died on 30 August 1918, Aged 25
  • James Young Milne Henderson, died on 31 July 1917, Aged 26
  • David Dickie Howie (“Dave Howie”), died on 19 January 1916, Aged 27
  • James Laidlaw Huggan, died on 16 September 1914, Aged 25
  • William Ramsay Hutchison, died on 22 March 1918, Aged 29
  • George A.W. Lamond, died on 25 February 1918, Aged 39
  • Eric Milroy, (“Puss Milroy”) died on 18 July 1916 Aged 28.
  • Thomas Arthur Nelson, died on 9 April 1917, Aged 40
  • James Pearson, died on 22 May 1915, Aged 26
  • Lewis Robertson, died on 3 November 1914, Aged 31
  • James Ross, died on 31 October 1914, Aged 34
  • Andrew Ross, died on 6 April 1916, Aged 36
  • Ronald Francis Simson, died on 14 September 1914, Aged 24
  • Stephen Sebastian Leonard Steyn, died on 8 December 1917, Aged 28
  • Walter Riddell Sutherland (“Wattie Suddie”), died on 4 October 1918, Aged 27
  • Frederick Harding Turner, died on 10 January 1915, Aged 26
  • Albert Luvian Wade, died on 28 April 1917, Aged 32.
  • William Middleton Wallace, died on 22 August 1915, Aged 22
  • John George Will, died on 25 March 1917, Aged 24
  • John Skinner Wilson, died on 31 May 1916, Aged 32
  • Eric Templeton Young, died on 28 June 1915, Aged 23

South Africa

  • Adam Francis Burdett; died on November 4, 1918, Aged 36
  • Septimus Heyns Ledger (“Sep Ledger”); died on 13 April 1917 Aged 26.
  • Tobias Mortimer Moll (“Toby Moll”); died on 14 July 1916, Aged 26
  • Jan Willem Hunter Morkel (“Jacky Morkel”); died on 15 May 1916, Aged 25
  • Gerald W. Thompson (“Tommy Thompson”); died on 20 June 1916, Aged 29

Wales

  • William Purdon Geen (“Billy Geen”), died on 31 July 1915, Aged 24 
  • Brinley Richard Lewis (“Bryn Lewis”), died on 2 April 1917, Aged 26 
  • Fred Leonard Perret, died on 1 December 1918, Aged 27
  • Louis Augustus Phillips (“Lou Phillips”), died on 14 March 1916, Aged 38 
  • Charles Mayrick Pritchard (“Charlie Pritchard”), died on 14 August 1916, aged 34. 
  • Charles Gerald Taylor, died on 24 January 1915, Aged 51. 
  • Edward John Richard Thomas (“Dick Thomas”), died on 7 July 1916, Aged 35 
  • Horace Wyndham Thomas, died on 3 September 1916, Aged 26 
  • Phillip Dudley Waller, (“Phil Waller”) died on 14 December 1917, Aged 28.
  • David Watts, died on 14 July 1916, Aged 30
  • David Westacott, (“Dai Westacott”) died on 27 August 1917, Aged 35 
  • John Lewis Williams, (“Johnnie Wlliams”) died on 12 July 1916, aged 34. 
  • Richard Davies Garnons Williams, died on 28 September 1915, Aged 59

We wish all the best to anyone mourning a lost loved one today.

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