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EASTBOURNE COLLEGE
Regt. He received a commission in the King's Own (Yorkshire
Light Infantry) in September 1914. He went to France with
his battalion in October 1915, and remained thereuntil his death.
He was killed in action at the head of the leading platoon when
his battalion attacked the German trenches near Fricourt on
July 1st, 1916. He was buried
in
German Dump Cemetery,
Sausage Valley, N.E. of Albert.
W. B. ALLIBAN
Lieutenant William Beaumont Alliban, who was in Gonville in
1911-12, was the eldest son of W. H. Alliban, Esq., of Fairfield
Mount, Chesterfield. He obtained a commission in the 5th Sher–
wood Foresters (Notts. and Derby Regt.)
in
March 1915 and
was promoted Lieutenant
in
the following October. He was
sent to France the same year and was mentioned in despatches
for conspicuous bravery. He was killed in action at Malakoff
Farm, near St Quentin, on May 5th, 1917.
H. L. AMSDEN
Hugh Lawrence Amsden enlisted in the Queen's Westminster
Rifles at the beginning of the war, refusing to take a commission,
and was sent out to France early in 1915. He was killed by
a shell while bringing in a wounded man from the trenches on
May 27th, 1915, at the age of 26, and was buried
in
Houplines
Military Cemetery. He was in Wargrave House from September
1901 to April 1905, and had his 1st Running colours.
C. H. K. BAMBER
Claude Herschel Kelway Bamber, who was killed on November
IIth, 1915, was the son of H. K. Bamber, Esq., M.V.O., and
was in the School House between Christmas 1909 and the sum–
mer of 1910. He obtained a commission in the Royal Flying
Corps early in the war, and had not been out in France long
before he was reported missing; it was subsequently announced
that he had been killed while flying.