Bedford Modern School - Alumni Serving in the Commonwealth Forces

Bedford Modern School - Alumni Serving in the Commonwealth Forces

A number of Old Bedford Modernian's served in the ANZAC, Canadian, Indian and South African Forces during WW1. Headmaster of the day Cecil Kaye is quoted on Speech Day 1905 as saying "... he fancied he saw people present from India, South America and South Africa. They had come to Bedford because in its schools it offered exceptional advantages..."

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  • Born 1891

    Died 1963

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 51456 Corporal Princess Patricia's Light Infantry

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Princess Patricia's Light Infantry

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 51456 Major Princess Patricia's Light Infantry

  • Born 1893

    New Zealand Expeditionary Force 5/179a Corporal Army Service Corps British Section

  • Born 1886

    New Zealand Expeditionary Force 11/1500 Trooper Wellington Mounted Rifles

  • Born 1894

    Died 1982

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 10902 Private 4th Battalion

  • Born 1895

    British Army 32909 Acting Corporal Imperial Army

    British Army Second Lieutenant Machine Gun Corps

    British Army 32909 Private Canadian Army Medical Corps

  • Born 1894

    Died 1936

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 130177 Private Seaforth Highlanders 72nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Eric William Bates

    Born 1898

    Australian Imperial Force 256 Private Australian Infantry 39th Battalion

    Australian Imperial Force 256 Corporal Australian Infantry 39th Battalion

  • Born 1894

    Died 1977

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 129383 Private 4th Canadian Division Machine Gun Corps

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 129383 Corporal Canadian Infantry 72nd Battalion (Seaforth Highlanders)

  • Born 1879

    Died 1961

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 154163 Sergeant 1st Pioneer Battalion

  • Profile picture for Henry Roland Garnault Agassiz

    Born 1878

    Died 1916

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 193592

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 193592 Private Canadian Infantry 15th Battalion

  • Born 1885

    Died 1970

    Australian Imperial Force 1495 Private

  • Profile picture for Reginald Philip Abigail

    Born 1892

    Died 1969

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 79179 Private 31 Battalion

    British Army Second Lieutenant Queens Royal Regiment (West Surrey)

    Indian Army Lieutenant

  • Profile picture for Lionel James Ricketts

    Born 1884

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 200169

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 200169 Private Canadian Infantry 29th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Basil Walter Bull

    Born 1871

    Died 1917

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 490565

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 490565 Private Canadian Labour Corps

  • Profile picture for Herbert Whitlock

    Born 1881

    Died 1917

    British Army 25235 Private Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Battalion

  • Born 1897

    Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Canadian Expeditionary Force

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 107504 Private Canadian Expeditionary Force

  • Born 1880

    Died 1963

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 16456 A/Sergeant Canadian Infantry 7th Battalion

  • Born 1891

    Died 1932

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 107415 Private Canadian Mounted Rifles 2nd Battalion

  • Born 1893

    Died 1985

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 79446 Serjeant Canadian Infantry 3rd Battalion

  • Born 1891

    Died 1963

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 71588 Corporal Candian Infantry 27th Battalion