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Chichester, Robert Guy Incledon (1873-1914)

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: Robert Guy Incledon Chichester (1873-1914), born in Exeter on 28 January 1873, second son of the Rev. Richard Chichester of Drewsteignton Rectory, Newton Abbot, Devon.

Brother of Richard Herbert Chichester (1872-1936). Husband of Edith Chichester, of Fairlie, Ayrshire.

 

Attended Sherborne Preparatory School.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Abbeylands) January 1887-1891; shooting viii team 1890.

 

Joined Highland Light Infantry from the Militia in May 1895, becoming Lieutenant in September 1898. He was on active service on the North-West Frontier of India in 1897-1898 with the Malakand and Buner Field Forces, and was present at the attack and capture of the Tanga Pass, receiving the medal with clasp. In the South Africa War he was employed with the Mounted Infantry, and was present at operations in Cape Colony, January to March 1901, Orange River Colony 1901-1902, and in the Transvaal in April and May 1902, receiving the Queen's medal with five clasps. He was promoted Captain in March 1901.

 

WW1,Captain, Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Bn. Killed near Zonnebeke, Belgium, on 13 November 1914.

 

Commemorated at:

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 38 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1606529/CHICHESTER,%2...

 

Brattleby church, Lincolnshire www.roll-of-honour.com/Lincolnshire/Brattleby.html.

 

Drewsteington church, Devon www.picturesofengland.com/England/Devon/Drewsteignton/pic....

 

Sherborne Preparatory School Roll of Honour www.flickr.com/photos/sherborneschoolarchives/28163613991...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Abbeylands roll of honour.

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