Today we remember …
|9th August 1915. Today we remember two Radleians who fell, one in France, the other at Gallipoli.
Basil Constable, E Social 1900. Captain, 1/4th Bn, Royal Sussex Regt. A career soldier, he died of wounds received at Gallipoli. Aged 31.
|Gilbert Holcroft, G Social 1909. 2nd Lt, 2nd Bn, Durham Light Infantry. Killed in action in the Actions of Hooge. ‘He was in his 21st year. He was educated at Radley College and Queens’ College, Cambridge. At the beginning of the war he left Cambridge for Sandhurst. He was a fine oar and rowed in his college boat at Cambridge.’. Aged 20|