Stories featured in Six Weeks: The Short and Gallant Life of the British Officer in the First World War

Stories featured in Six Weeks: The Short and Gallant Life of the British Officer in the First World War

Remembering the officers mentioned in John Lewis-Stempel's Book "Six Weeks: The Short and Gallant Life of the British Officer in the First World War"

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  • Profile picture for Victor Richardson

    Born 1895

    Died 1917

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps

    British Army Temp. Lieutenant Provisional Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arthur Graeme West

    Born 1891

    Died 1917

    British Army PS/1511 Private Middlesex Regiment

    British Army Second Lieutenant Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

    British Army PS/1511 Lance Corporal Middlesex Regiment

  • Profile picture for John Vincent Holland

    Born 1890

    Died 1975

    British Army Private Life Guards

    British Army Second Lieutenant (on probation) Leinster Regiment

    British Army Second Lieutenant (on probation) Leinster Regiment, attd. Royal Dublin Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for Alfred Oliver Pollard

    Born 1893

    Died 1960

    British Army 1023 Serjeant Honourable Artillery Company

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant (Acting Captain) Honourable Artillery Company

    British Army 1023 Private Honourable Artillery Company

  • Profile picture for Graham Hamilton Greenwell

    Born 1896

    Died 1988

    British Army Lieutenant / Temp. Captain Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant / Temp. Captain Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

    British Army Lieutenant / Acting Captain (while in command of a company) Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

  • Profile picture for John Burgon Bickersteth

    Born 1888

    Died 1979

    British Army Private Yorkshire Hussars

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant 5th Cavalry Reserve Regiment

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant Royal Dragoons

  • Profile picture for Edward Fairley Stuart Graham Cloete

    Born 1897

    Died 1976

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

    British Army Temporary 2nd Lieutenant King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

    British Army Temporary Lieutenant King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

  • Profile picture for Edwin Stephen Campion Vaughan

    Born 1897

    Died 1931

    British Army Lieutenant Essex Regiment

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Warwickshire Regiment

    British Army Acting Captain Devonshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Charles Oswald Gaskell Douie

    Born 1896

    Died 1953

    British Army Second Lieutenant Dorsetshire Regiment

    British Army Temporary Lieutenant Dorsetshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Robert Anthony Eden,

    Born 1897

    Died 1977

    British Army Second Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry

    British Army Temp. Lieutenant King's Royal Rifle Corps

  • Profile picture for Lionel William Crouch

    Born 1886

    Died 1916

    British Army 2nd Lieutenant 1st Buckinghamshire Volunteer Rifle Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Territorial Force

    British Army Captain Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry Territorial Force

  • Profile picture for Alexander Douglas Gillespie

    Born 1889

    Died 1915

    British Army Second Lieutenant Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

    British Army Second Lieutenant Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

  • Born 1895

    Died 1918

    British Army C/12394 Private King's Royal Rifle Corps

    British Army C/12394 Lance Corporal King's Royal Rifle Corps

    British Army C/12394 Corporal King's Royal Rifle Corps

  • Profile picture for Harold Edward Leslie Mellersh

    Born 1897

    Died 1980

    British Army Second Lieutenant East Lancashire Regiment

    British Army Lieutenant East Lancashire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Edmund Charles Blunden,

    Born 1896

    Died 1974

    British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment

    British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment

    British Army Temporary Lieutenant Royal Sussex Regiment

  • Profile picture for Robert Vaughan Kestell-Cornish,

    Born 1895

    Died 1918

    British Army Second Lieutenant Dorsetshire Regiment

    British Army Second Lieutenant Dorsetshire Regiment

    British Army 2nd Lieut/Temporary Captain Dorsetshire Regiment

  • Profile picture for Sydney Vyvyan Trevenen

    Born 1894

    Died 1918

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery

    British Army Captain Royal Field Artillery