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Report: Military Service: Roll of Honour

         Description: Those who were killed in action (†KIA) or died of wounds or illness (†DWI) during active service


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# Person ID Full Name Death Date Birth Date Military Service: Date Military Service Tree
1 I2921  Richard Edwin Sandys  2 Apr 1801    Bef 2 Apr 1801  Royal Navy, Lieutenant. †KIA Copenhagen: British defeated Danish-Norwegian fleet -  Roy~Royes 
2 I1760  Joseph Selby  1 Jul 1916  Est 1894  1916  WW1 †KIA 1 Jul 1916 at the Battle of the Somme  Roy~Royes 
3 I1378  Robert de Hougham Mark Bell  3 Sep 1916  16 Nov 1895  Bef 1 Jan 1916  WW1: †KIA. Lieutenant 10th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps, *mentioned in despatches 1 Jan 1916. KIA 3 Sep 1916 - aged 20
Captain Bell was killed in action in 1916 at Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme ( see ). The font in All Souls' Church, South Ascot, was carved and presented as a memorial to him, together with six further stained glass windows of six soldier saints representing the allied nations of the Great War. The memorial reads "To the glory of God the windows and this font are placed here in loving memory of Robert de Hougham Mark Bell aged 20. Capt. A Batt K.R.R.C. He fell at Guillemont Sept. 30th. 1916"
--- Rev Sebastian Jones (rector of All Souls' Church)
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records his parents as Col. Mark Bell, V.C., C.B., A.D.C., R.E. and Margaret Bell, of Earlywood Lodge, Ascot, Berkshire.
The church memorial records his rank as Captain and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission records it as Lieutenant. The latter may represent his substantive rank and the former a provisional rank 
4 I1661  Leonard James HealeyLeonard James Healey  15 Sep 1916  21 Sep 1895  1916  *WW1: †KIA - NZ army Rifleman  Roy~Royes 
5 I3130  Houston Clements  2 Oct 1918  11 Apr 1899  1915-2 Oct 1918  WW1: Regt No 6506 Rifleman, 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles †KIA Western European Theatre (France and Flanders)  Roy~Royes 
6 I3734  Julius Valentine Blake HuffamJulius Valentine Blake Huffam  22 Jan 1919  14 Feb 1888  1914  WW1: †KIA - Private, Field Ambulance, NZ Medical Corps  Roy~Royes 
7 I14  Dudley Royes Ainsbury  1 Jul 1942  1 May 1919  22 Jan 1941  WW2: #POW †KIA 1 Jul 1942 Papua New Guinea.
There are two records in the WW2 Nominal Roll
Q302662 enilsted 24 Jun 1940 Miowera, QLD Next of Kin G. Ainsbury* Born 29 Nov 1919 Mount Garnet QLD Discharged 25 Sep 1940 as Private from Miowera AIF Tng Depot
QX10930 enlisted 22 Jan 1941 Maryborough, QLD. Next of kin Ainsbury, E.* Born 1 May 1919 Posting at death (1 Jul 1942): Private, 1 Independent Rifle Company.
[*Note that our Dudley has a father George and a mother Eleanor, and these two enlistments are assumed to be the same person] 
8 I1812  Raymond Charles Fleming  9 Jul 1943  28 Feb 1917  Between 16 Feb 1941 and 9 Jul 1943  #WW2: RAAF 413113 Flight Lieutenant 101 Squadron enlisted 16 Feb 1941 Sydney NOK Heather Fleming (wife) †KIA Germany  Roy~Royes 
9 I5419  Clive Prosdocimi Luther  16 Dec 1943  20 May 1914  9 Nov 1941  WW2 †KIA 26 Dec 1943 Stompetoren, Holland. Enlisted 9 Nov 1941 Sydney, NSW. NOK Elaine Luther. Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer - 7 Sqn RAF  Roy~Royes 
10 I637  Robert Henry Royes  31 Oct 1944  14 Jun 1923  9 Oct 1942  WW2: †KIA. RAAF 434018 enlisted Brisbane, QLD. NOK Bathurst Royes. KIA in "flying battle" over Germany 31 Oct 1944: Flight Sergeant, 460 Squadron  Roy~Royes