Geoffrey Craig Rose

Rank/ Unit - Service number: 2nd Lieut, Seaforth Highlanders | Died: 1915.02.13 | Age at death: 18 | Action: Messines Ridge | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead (St John) Additional Burial Ground (G095/097) - official war grave |

Born 1897 in Hampstead, elder son of Charles Edward James and Mary Greer Rose, of (1901)t 27 Aberdare Gardens; (1911) 23 Daleham Gardens. Joined Inns of Court Officer Training Coprs in Aug1914, immediately on leaving school. Posted to 3rd battalion, Seaforth Highlanders (a training unit), becoming 2nd Lieutenant attached to 1st battalion Gordon Highlanders. Wounded…

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John Richard Smyth McClure

Rank/ Unit - Service number: Capt, Royal Engineers | Died: 1918.10.29 | Age at death: 26 | Action: Messines Ridge | Burial place / memorial, TNA reference: Hampstead (St John) Additional Burial Ground (I020) - official war grave |

Mentioned in Despatches. Born 1892 in South Africa, son of the Rev. Dr. John J. McClure and Mary McClure (nee Denham); father was a Northern Irish minister in Cape Town. Educated at Capetown and Johannesburg (BSc). Served in South Africa and in German South-West Africa with the Transvaal Light Horse. Came to England in 1915,…

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