Paul Nixon wrote:
You've helped me once before whith an RA officer from Chailey in Sussex and I wonder whether you could also help me with the following five officers and one O/R who also have connections with the village.
Paul: Here is what I have:
DRUMMOND, 126 Trooper, Frederick John
Eldest son of Major J W A Drummond, Scots Gurards of Hollycombe, Englefield Green, Surrey and 27 Stanhope Gardens, SW
Educated at Eton from 1905 to 1910
Before the war was a farmer in British East Africa
Served as a Trooper in Bowker’s Horse in 1914
Killed in action at Longido, East Africa on 3 Nov 1914
Sources: Eton School Register, Vol. VII, 1899-1902; List of Etonians Who Fought in the Great War.
INGRAM, Lieutenant Gerald Sclater
Born on 24 July 1890, the only son of William R Ingram, sculptor, and Beatrice Eleanor, the daughter of Major Edmund Crofts, R Welch Fusiliers.
Educated at Winchester College from 1904 to 1909 and at Christ Church College, Oxford in 1910.
2nd Lieut, 2nd Bn, The Queen’s, R West Surrey Regiment
Killed on 21 Oct 1914 at Zonnebeke
Sources: Wykehamist War Service Roll, 1915, 1917, 1919; Winchester College Register, 1884-1924; Oxford University Roll of Service, 1920.
MACCULLOCH, 2nd Lieutenant, Sigurd Harold
Son of J J Macculloch of South Courtfield Gardens, South Kennsington
Student at Eton School from 1909-1913; played on Eton VIII in 1913.
Studied at Trinity College, Oxford from 1913-1914
2nd Lieut., Highland Light Infantry
Lieut., Seaforth Highlanders
Died of wounds, received at Albert, on 20 Dec 15
Sources: List of Etonians Who Fought in the Great War; Oxford University Roll of Service, 1920; Eton School Register, Part VIII, 1909-1919.
POWNALL, Lieutenant Lionel Henry Yorke
Son of Henry Harrison Pownall of Chailey
Educated at Clifton College from 1909 to 1913 and at RMC, Sandhurst
2nd Lieut., Royal West Kent Regiment
Killed in Action 21 March 1915
Sources: Clifton College Registers, 1862-1925 and 1862-1947.
ROBERTSON, Captain Magnus Rainier MC
I have not found anything beyond what you already have.
WOOD, 2nd Lieutenant, Thomas Victor
Son of Mrs. Rhoda Wood of Haywards Heath
Educated at Goldsmith’s College
University of London OTC
2nd Lieut, Royal Sussex Regiment
Served in France from March to August 1916
Killed in action near Pozieres on 4 Aug 1916
Source: University of London OTC, Roll of War Service, 1914-1919.