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Alphabetical ‘D – G’

Alphabetical Roll of Honour D - G

These pages are dedicated to, and list, the men who had served in [or attached to] any unit which carried the titles of either the “Oxfordshire Yeomanry” or “Queen’s Own Oxfordshire Hussars”, and gave their lives in the search for peace in the World. The list is separated into Boer War, World War 1, and World War 2.

Boer War

Davis, Tpr Birt – Regtl No 21083
Died on 16/1/1902, age 25[est] – Died of enteric disease at Mafeteng, Lesotho, S Africa
Not known where buried/commemorated
Served in 59th (Oxfordshire) Coy, 15th Bn Imperial Yeomanry
Attested at Oxford into the Imperial Yeomanry on 24/1/1901
Born – c.1876 at Cowley St John, Oxford
NoK/Parents – George Davis (father) and Elizabeth Davis (mother)

Dolley, Tpr Arthur Algernon – Regtl No 7958
Died on 24/12/1900, age 19[est] – Died of enteric disease at Zeerust, N-West Province, S Africa
Not known where buried/commemorated
Served in 40th (Oxfordshire) Coy, 10th Bn Imperial Yeomanry
Attested at Oxford into the Imperial Yeomanry on 8/1/1900
Born – c.1881 in St Giles, Oxford
NoK/Parents – William Dolley (father) and Louise Matilda Dolley (mother)

Douglas, Tpr Frank – Regtl No 7959
Died on 16/2/1901, age 31 – Killed in action at Hartebeestfontein, N-West Province, S Africa
Buried at Klerksdorp Old Municipal Cemetery, Klerksdorp, Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, North-West, S Africa
Served in 40th (Oxfordshire) Coy, 10th Bn Imperial Yeomanry
Attested at Oxford into the Imperial Yeomanry on 8/1/1900
Born – 23/5/1870 at Oak Ridges, York, Toronto, Canada
NoK/Parents – Charles Irvine Douglas and Margaret Elizabeth Douglas

Fawcett, Tpr W – Regtl No 3048
Died on 6/4/1900, [age not known] – Died of disease at De Aar, Northern Cape Province, S Africa
Not known where buried/commemorated
Served in 40th (Oxfordshire) Coy, 10th Bn Imperial Yeomanry
Attested at ? into the Imperial Yeomanry on  [no Attestation Record found]
Born – 
NoK/Parents – 

Ford, Tpr Francis Walter – Regtl No 8075
Died on 4/9/1900, age 20[est] – Died of wounds at Welverdiend, Gauteng Province, S Africa (possibly received at Kraalkop, Gauteng Province)
Buried at Alexander Park Cemetery, Potchefstroom, Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, North-West, S Africa
Served in 59th (Oxfordshire) Coy, 15th Bn Imperial Yeomanry
Attested at Oxford into the Imperial Yeomanry on 5/2/1900
Born – c.1880 at Baginton, Coventry
NoK/Parents – John Edward Ford (father) and Caroline Ford (mother)

Green, Lt George Dymoke – [Regtl No 5761 as a Trooper on enlistment]
Died on 31/1/1901, age 30[est] – Killed in action at Modderfontein, Gauteng Province, S Africa
Buried at Alexander Park Cemetery, Potchefstroom, Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality, North-West, S Africa
Served in 59th (Oxfordshire) Coy, 15th Bn Imperial Yeomanry
Attested at St Albans into the Imperial Yeomanry on 5/1/1900
Born – c.1871 at St Albans, Hertfordshire
NoK/Parents – Charles Dymoke Green (father) and Caroline Mary Green (mother)
Green enlisted as a Trooper (5761) in the 42nd Coy (Hertfordshire Yeomanry), 12th Bn Imperial Yeomanry on January 1900. In the following October he was granted a commission as a Lt.  He is reported to have been killed while bravely attempting to take provisions to an outpost which had been surrounded by the Boers.

World War One

Dale, Pte Christopher James – Regtl No 285498
Died on 23/3/1918, age 31 – Killed in action at Battle of St Quentin, Aisne, France
Buried at Chauny Communal Cemetery, British Extension, Aisne, France

Dallow, Pte Frank Bennett, MiD – Regtl No 1718
Died on 22/11/1914, age 21 – Killed in action at Kemmel, Belgium
Buried at Kemmel Churchyard, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Darcy, Pte Andrew George – Regtl No 29470
Died on 21/3/1918, age 37 – Killed in action at Battle of St Quentin, Aisne, France
Buried at Chauny Communal Cemetery, British Extension, Aisne, France

Deadman, Pte Charles Edward – Regtl No 2579(QOOH) / 165601(101st [Bucks & Berks] Bn MGC [Infantry])
Died on 29/8/1918, age 22 – Killed in action at the Somme (Bapaume ?), France.
Also served in Bucks Yeo with Regtl No 285606
Commemorated at Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

Deane, Pte Thomas Robert – Regtl No 285862
Died on 22/6/1917, age 18 – Died of wounds (received on 21st/22nd June) at Gillemont Farm, Somme, France
Buried at Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery, Somme, France

Deeley, Pte Stanley Hubert – Regtl No 286355(QOOH) / 31403(OBLI) / 57334(3rd Worcs)
Died on 27/5/1918, age 18 – Killed in action at Aisne, France
Commemorated at Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France, France

Dickins, Pte Rowland – Regtl No 2061
Died on 22/2/1915, age 19 – Killed in action at Zillebeke, Belgium
Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Didcock, Pte Ernest William – Regtl No 285409
Died on 1/4/1918, age 22 – Killed in action at Rifle Wood, near Amiens, Somme, France
Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Dobson, Pte Robert William – Regtl No 31333
Died on 13/11/1918, age 23 – Died at Rouen, France
Buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France

Dolloway, Pte Thomas – Regtl No 2850(QOOH) / 51457(4th Sqn MGC [Cavalry])
Died on 26/3/1918, age 20 – Killed in action near Villequier-Aumont, Aisne, France
Commemorated (Special Memorial No 23) at Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension, Aisne, France

Dorsett, Pte Frederick John – Regtl No 3263(QOOH) / 203290(1st/4th OBLI)
Died on 19/4/1917 [age not known] – Killed in action at Gillemont, Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Dorsett, Pte William James – Regtl No 3552(QOOH) / 235064(5th OBLI)
Died on 16/10/1917, age 27 – Killed in action at Ypres, Belgium
Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Dove, Lt Lewis (Beds Yeo attd)
Died on 1/4/1918, age 45 – Died of wounds (received at Amiens, Somme) at Namps-au-Val, Somme, France
Buried at Namps-Au-Val British Cemetery, Somme, France

Drake, Sjt Harry Vaughtigan – Regtl No 285138
Died on 1/4/1918, age 45 – Died of wounds (received at Amiens, Somme) at Namps-au-Val, Somme, France
Buried at Namps-Au-Val British Cemetery, Somme, France

Drewett, Pte Arthur Frank – Regtl No 3192(QOOH) / 33476(6th OBLI)
Died on 16/8/1917, age 26 – Killed in action at Langemarck, 3rd Battle of Ypres, Belgium
Buried at Poelcapelle British Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Drewett, Pte George Arthur – Regtl No 285122
Died on 1/1/1918, age 23 – Died of wounds at Tincourt, Picardie, France
Buried at Tincourt New British Cemetery, Somme, France

Dunley, Pte Leonard – Regtl No 2568(QOOH) / 37334(2nd Royal Berks Regt)
Died on 1/11/1916, age 32 – Died of wounds (received in the trenches near Albert, Somme, France) at Etaples, Boulogne, France
Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Dunn, Pte William James – Regtl No 285515
Died on 1/4/1918, age 21 – Killed in action at Rifle Wood, near Amiens, Somme, France
Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Edmunds, Pte Edwin – Regtl No 285834
Died on 12/8/1918, age 23 – Died of wounds (received on 9th or 10th August near Amiens) at Dury, Somme, France
Buried at Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Somme, France (originally buried at Dury Hospital Military Cemetery)

Evans, Pte Herbert Frederick – Regtl No 2647(QOOH) / 32781(6th OBLI)
Died on 7/10/1916, age 21 – Died of wounds at Battle of Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Eyels, Pte Edward – Regtl No 3269(QOOH) / 203292(1st/4th OBLI)
Died on 12/2/1917, age 34 – Died of wounds at Herbecourt, Somme, France
Buried at Hem Farm Military Cemetery, Hem-Monacu, Somme, France (originally buried at Achille British Cemetery, Flaucourt, Somme)

Fane, Capt Horatio Alfred, MC
Died on 11/8/1918, age 34 – Died of wounds (received near Maucourt, Amiens) in the Maucourt area, Amiens, Somme France
Buried at Mezieres Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Farmbrough, Pte Reginald George – Regtl No 285173
Died on 4/4/1918, age 30 – Died of wounds (received at Rifle Wood, Amiens, Somme) at Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France

Farnsworth, Pte Arthur – Regtl No 280739
Died on 22/6/1917, age 21 – Killed in action at Gillemont Farm, Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Fielding, 2/Lt Francis Willoughby – [Regtl No 1522 as Cpl in QOOH]
Died on 1/7/1916, age 23 – Killed in action at Gommecourt, Somme, France (9th Bn, London Regt)
Buried at Gommecourt British Cemetery No 2, Hebuterne, Pas de Calais, France

Fleming, Maj Valentine, DSO, MP, MiDx2
Died on 20/5/1917, age 35 – Killed in action at Gillemont Farm, Somme, France
Buried at Templeux-Le-Guerard British Cemetery, Somme, France

Flux, Pte John – Regtl No 285745
Died on 21/6/1917, age 19 – Killed in action at Gillemont Farm, Somme, France
Buried at Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile, Aisne, France

Ford, Pte Edmund – Regtl No 285445
Died on 1/4/1918, age 27 – Killed in action at Rifle Wood, near Amiens, Somme, France
Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Foster, Pte Jack – Regtl No 285339
Died on 23/3/1918, age 24 – Killed in action at Battle of St Quentin, Aisne, France
Buried at Chauny Communal Cemetery British Extension, Aisne, France

Fowler, Pte Charles Bertram – Regtl No 285698
Died on 24/10/1918, age 22 – Killed in action at Battle of Selle, Nord, France
Buried at Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France

Franklin, Pte William Henry – Regtl No 2571(QOOH) / 32789(6th OBLI)
Died on 20/2/1917, age 23 – Killed in action at Gillemont, Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Freeman, Pte Emanuel – Regtl No 285237
Died on 21/3/1918, age 32 – Killed in action at Battle of St Quentin, Aisne, France
Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Freeman, Pte George – Regtl No 285396
Died on 27/3/1918, age 25 – Died of wounds (received near Noyon, Oise) at No 1 Aus Hosp, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Buried at St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France

French, Pte Frederick George – Regtl No 2103
Died on 13/9/1915, age 22 – Died of enteric fever (typhoid) at 2nd Eastern General Hospital, Brighton, East Sussex, England
Buried at Mollington (All Saints) Churchyard, Oxfordshire, UK

French, Pte Harold Alfred – Regtl No 285306
Died on 1/4/1918, age 22 – Killed in action at Rifle Wood, near Amiens, Somme, France
Buried at Moreuil Communal Cemetery Allied Extension, Somme, France

Gale, Cpl Leonard Franklin – Regtl No 1577
Died on 26/5/1915, age 30 – Killed in action at Zouave Wood, Hooge, Ypres, Belgium
Commemorated at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Gare, Sjt George Vernon, MM – Regtl No 285034
Died on 24/5/1917, age 28 – Killed in action at Gillemont Farm, Somme, France
Buried at Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile, Aisne, France

Gee, L/Cpl Thomas John – Regtl No 1771(QOOH) / 32732(6th OBLI)
Died on 8/10/1916 [age not known] – Died of wounds (received at Battle of Somme) at Meaulte, Hauts-de-France, France
Buried at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France

Gibbs, Pte Roby – Regtl No 2043
Died on 5/6/1915, age 31 – Died of accidental injuries at Wallon Cappel, Nord, France
Buried at Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery, Morbecque, Nord, France

Gillett, Pte Leonard George – Regtl No 285727
Died on 20/5/1917, age 24 – Died of wounds at Gillemont Farm, Somme, France
Buried at Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France

Ginger, Pte Albert – Regtl No 3400(QOOH) / 203297(1st/4th OBLI)
Died on 4/4/1917, age 37 – Died of wounds at Villiers-Faucon, Somme, France
Buried at Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery, Somme, France

Goddard, Pte Harry – Regtl No 40272
Died on 21/6/1917, age 25 – Killed in action at Gillemont Farm, Somme, France
Buried at Unicorn Cemetery, Vendhuile, Aisne, France

Goddard, Pte Reuben Anthony – Regtl No 3058(QOOH) / 32800(6th OBLI)
Died on 7/10/1916, age 20 – Killed in action at Battle of Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Goldby, Pte Wilfred Clarence – Regtl No 2260(QOOH) / 32739(6th OBLI)
Died on 7/10/1916, age 21 – Killed in action at Battle of Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Goulding, Pte William – Regtl No 3418(QOOH) / 32795(6th OBLI)
Died on 24/9/1917, age 33 – Died of wounds (received at Langemarck, 3rd Battle of Ypres) at Dozinghem, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Buried at Dozinghem Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grain, Pte Harold Thomas – Regtl No 3333(QOOH) / 203370(1st/4th OBLI)
Died on 27/8/1917, age 19 – Died of wounds (received at 3rd Battle of Ypres) at Wimereux, Pas de Calais, France
Buried at Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

Grant, Pte Albert Thomas – Regtl No 2738(QOOH) / 32807(2nd/4th OBLI)
Died on 21/3/1918, age 21 – Killed in action at St Quentin, Aisne, France
Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Grantham, Pte Thomas Arthur – Regtl No 2445(QOOH) / 32798(6th OBLI)
Died on 7/10/1916, age 22 – Killed in action at Battle of Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Green, Pte Thomas George – Regtl No 3244(QOOH) / 203612(1st/4th OBLI)
Died on 19/4/1917, age 21 – Killed in action at Gillemont, Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Greenway, Pte William George – Regtl No 6703(QOOH) / 32808(6th OBLI)
Died on 20/2/1917, age 21 – Killed in action at Gillemont, Somme, France
Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Guy, Pte John Arthur – Regtl No 275404
Died on 8/11/1918, age 25 – Died at 20 General Hospital BEF, Camiers, France
Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

World War Two

Datlen, Gnr Victor Allan – Army No 941186
Died on 23/11/1943, age 24 – Died in captivity of cholera at Krian Kri, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand (originally buried at Krian Kri cemetery)

Davies, Gnr Thomas Henry – Army No 14331230   [enlisted into the General Service Corps]
Died on 21/10/1943, age 19 – Died in UK
Buried at Merthyr Tydfil (Pant) Cemetery, Glamorganshire, UK

Dean, Gnr Thomas – Army No 1457646
Died on 1/10/1943, age 31 – Died in captivity of dysentery at Chungkai, Thailand
Buried at Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand (originally buried at Chungkai North cemetery)

Dennigan, Gnr Joseph – Army No 840439
Died on 18/12/1942, age 28 – Died in captivity of malaria and malnutrition at Tonchan Main camp, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand (originally buried at Tonchan Main cemetery)

Dumbleton, Bdr Albert Edward – Army No 813940
Died on 6/5/1940, age 29 – Died of stroke/heart attack at Kineton, England
Buried at Banbury Cemetery, Oxfordshire, UK

Dyason, Sgt John – Army No 869458
Died on 17/11/1944, age 24 – Killed in action at Boxmeer, the Netherlands
Buried at Overloon War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, the Netherlands

Dynes, Gnr George Thomas – Army No 6285850   [enlisted into The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)]
Died on 29/6/1943, age 26 – Died in captivity of dysentery at Swinton’s camp, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand

Eaves, Gnr George – Army no 1120813
Died on 24/7/1943, age 37 – Died in captivity of cholera at Tarsao, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand (originally buried at Tarsao #3 cemetery)

Ecuyer, Gnr Alfred John – Army No 955331
Died on 21/9/1944, age 25 – Died in captivity onboard the Hofuku Maru when bombed by US carrier aircraft, north of the island of Corregidor, Philippines, bound for Takao, Japan
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore

Edwards, Gnr Brian Alexander – Army No 1447734
Died on 21/9/1944, age 24 – Died in captivity onboard the Hofuku Maru when bombed by US carrier aircraft, north of the island of Corregidor, Philippines, bound for Takao, Japan
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore

Elliot, Gnr Wilfred Arthur – Army No 1094814
Died on 11/10/1942, age 35 – Died in captivity of cerebral malaria at Roberts Hospital, Changi, Singapore
Buried at Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore (originally buried at Changi cemetery)

Evans, Gnr Harry Leslie – Army No 1468434
Died on 29/9/1942, age 30 – Died in captivity of dysentery and beri-beri at Roberts Hospital, Changi, Singapore
Buried at Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore (originally buried at Changi cemetery)

Evans, Gnr William John – Army No 1457931
Died on 12/9/1944, age 26 – Died in captivity onboard the Rakuyo Maru in the S China Sea, torpedoed by US submarine USS Sealion II, off the island of East Hainan, bound for Yokohama, Japan
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore

Fagg, L/Bdr Ronald Birks – Army No 1439335
Died on 18/11/1943, age 24 – Died in captivity of epilepsy at Chungkai, Thailand
Buried at Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand

Faulkner, Gnr William Garton – Army No 1033359
Died on 13/7/1943, age 45 – Died in captivity of dysentery at Chungkai, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand

Finch, L/Cpl William Frederick – Army No T/273640   [RASC att]
Died on 19/12/1943, age 36 – Died in captivity of debility and ulcer at Changkai, Thailand
Buried at Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand

Flanner, Gnr William Norman – Army No 5569720   [enlisted into the Wiltshire Regiment]
Died on 12/9/1944, age 24 – Died in captivity onboard the Rakuyo Maru in the S China Sea, torpedoed by US submarine USS Sealion II, off the island of East Hainan, bound for Yokohama, Japan
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore

Freeman, Bdr Bernard Austin – Army No 1475880
Died on 21/9/1944, age 25 – Died in captivity onboard the Hofuku Maru when bombed by US carrier aircraft, north of the island of Corregidor, Philippines, bound for Takao, Japan
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore

Fyfe, Gnr George – Army No 1076038
Died on 12/9/1944, age 32 – Died in captivity onboard the Rakuyo Maru in the S China Sea, torpedoed by US submarine USS Sealion II, off the island of East Hainan, bound for Yokohama, Japan
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore

Garside, L/Bdr Eric – Army No 1463229
Died on 6/2/1942, age 21 – Killed in action by mortar fire at Punggol Point, Singapore
Buried at Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore (originally buried in Changi cemetery)

Gee, Bdr James – Army No 1056219
Died on 15/2/1942, age 36 – Killed in action in air raid at Fort Canning, Singapore
Buried at Kranji War Cemetery, Singapore (originally buried at Fort Canning Rise Cemetery)

Gilham, Bdr Lewis John – Army No 1439350
Died on 17/1/1944, age 23 – Died in captivity of malaria and beri-beri at Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand

Gillgunn, Gnr Anthony – Army No 1517051
Died on 8/8/1941, age 22 – Died in England
Buried at Preston (New Hall Lane) Cemetery, Lancashire, UK

Goodliff, Pte Kenneth Edward – Army No 1107747   [ACC att] [enlisted into the Royal Artillery]
Died on 28/12/1942, age 33 – Died in captivity at Kinsaiyok, Thailand
Buried at Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand (originally buried at Kinsaiyok cemetery)

Gordon, Gnr Eric – Army No 1606733
Died on 6/8/1943, age 23 – Died in captivity of dysentery at Tha Makhan, Thailand
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore

Gould, Gnr Patrick Clarence – Army No 1558331
Died on 30/10/1943, age 23 – Died in captivity of beri-beri at H Force hospital, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand

Grady, Dvr Thomas – Army No T/255999   [RASC att]
Died on 6/12/1943, age 32 – Died in captivity of tropical ulcer at Tarsao, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand (originally buried at Tarsao #2 cemetery)

Graham, Gnr Thomas Ronald – Army No 1511264
Died on 4/12/1942, age 24 – Died in captivity of dysentery at Chungkai, Thailand
Buried at Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand

Green, BQMS Victor Lewis – Army No 827818
Died on 1/7/1943, age 34 – Died in captivity of avitaminosis and dysentery at Tonchan South camp, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand (originally buried at Tonchan South cemetery)

Greenhough, Gnr Herbert – Army No 1493762
Died on 26/3/1943, age 24 – Died in captivity of beri-beri & cardiac at Tonchan, Thailand
Buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand (originally buried at Tonchan Main cemetery)

Greville, Capt Ronald Cecil Brooke – Army No 87643
Died on 15/2/1942, age 33 – Missing in action, after escape attempt, Singapore
Commemorated at Singapore Memorial, Singapore

If you are searching for others, try the the relevant pages – A – C;  D – G;  H – L;  M – Q;  R – S; or  T – Y, remembering they will be found under these separate pages using the initial of their last-name.

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