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Card, Stormont Hays (1886-1917)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Stormont Hays Card, born 19 January 1886 at Sidcup, Kent, son of Arthur William Card, Fernleigh, Sidcup, Kent.

 

Attended Miss Colebrook's preparatory school, Southsea.

 

Attended Sherborne School (The Green) January 1899-December 1903.

 

Attended Pembroke College, Oxford, matriculated in 1912.

 

Occupation: Bank clerk. Lived at Borogarth, St Peter Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire.

 

WW1, 2nd Lieutenant in the Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry), 1st Bn. Served in the trenches in the winter of 1915-1916 with the Public Schools Battalion, and was gazetted to the Dorsets in August 1916, subsequently changing to the Somerset Light Infantry. Died 10/11 April 1917 near Fampoux in the first battle of Arras.

 

Commemorated at:

Arras Memorial, bay 4 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/743647/CARD,%20STORMO...

 

St Albans War Memorial, St Peter's Green.

 

Pembroke College, Oxford, War Memorial.

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; The Green roll of honour. Arthur W. Card donated £20 towards the Sherborne School War Memorial in memory of 2nd Lt. S.H. Card; Miss H.M. Card donated £5 in memory of 2nd. Lt. S.H. Card.

 

Further information about S.H. Card is available on the Pembroke College website: www.pmb.ox.ac.uk/content/card-stormont-hays

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