Chatteris, Tom Brodie (1881-1915)
Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.
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Details: Tom Brodie Chatteris (1881-1915), born 9 March 1881 in London. Fourth son of Charles Chatteris (Old Shirburnian; F.I.C.A., of Chatteris, Nicholls and Chatteris, Chartered Accountants) and Edith Coralie Chatteris of Camborne House, Mitcham Lane, Streatham, later of The Little House, Chalford, Gloucestershire. Brother of Henrietta Chatteris (b.1885) and Vere Margaret Chatteris (b.1886).
Attended F.W. Pearse and Captain James's preparatory school.
Attended Sherborne School (The Green) January-December 1899.
Attended Royal Military College.
Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant, 3rd (Militia) Battalion, Sherwood Foresters on 1 February 1900; promoted Lieutenant on 19 March 1902; served through the South African War 1899-1902 (Queen's medal with one clasp), and retired with the rank of Hon. Lieutenant in the Army, joining the Special Reserve of Officers. He then engaged in forestry work in Siam for the Borneo Company, London, but when the war broke out returned home and rejoined his regiment on 24 December 1914.
WW1, Captain in the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment), Special Reserve. Went to France in May 1915, being gazetted Temporary Captain in June 1915. Killed in action at Hooge on 9 August 1915. Promoted posthumously to the rank of Captain.
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Panel 39 and 41 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1606471/CHATTERIS,%20...
Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; The Green roll of honour.