Category Archives: Connection with Ham House

Herbert Clarke (1890–1916)

22776 Private Herbert John Clarke 1 Battalion, The Border Regiment, formerly East Surrey Regiment, Killed in action, 1 July 1916, France. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. During the first two hours of the Battle … Continue reading

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Charles Edward Hack (1877–1914)

“No braver or more well-liked officer ever served in the Connaught Rangers, and although personally I only knew him for a short time, there was no officer in the regiment, of whom I had a higher opinion.”  Thus wrote Lieutenant-Colonel … Continue reading

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Leo de Orellana Tollemache-Tollemache (1879–1914)

Captain Leo de Orellana Tollemache-Tollemache, 1st Battalion, The Lincolnshire Regiment, was a professional soldier in the Regular Army.  He was the sixth son of the second marriage of the Reverend Ralph William Lyonel Tollemache, a clergyman who distinguished himself by … Continue reading

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