Talbot House (Toc H) Connections

Talbot House (Toc H) Connections

Talbot House, Poperinge, was a sanctuary for half a million men on their way to and the front of the Ypres Salient. The Visitors' Book on the Talbot House Website https://www.talbothouse.be/en/soldiers?index=0 can be used to find many of them. However, this Community focuses on those people who are written about in the letters of Army Chaplain Philip (Tubby) B. Clayton and other T.H archival material which have been assembled by author Jan Louagie (Honorary Secretary of the Talbot House Association) in his book 'A Touch of Paradise in Hell'. The Community has connections with my other Community entitled 'Knutsfordians' as in 1919 'Tubby' Clayton established the 'Service Candidates' Ordination Test School' in the goal of Knutsford's Session House and the Parish Church was used for a daily service. In recognition of this 'Tubby' presented to the town a brass lectern made from shells which still stands today in the church's memorial chapel. The Royal Army Chaplain's who assisted in establishing the school and those who, like Tubby, were its tutors are included in the Talbot House Connections Community.

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  • British Army The Reverend

  • Born 1877

    Died 1958

    British Army Major/Temporary Lieutenant Colonel King's Own Scottish Borderers

  • Profile picture for Kate Evelyn Luard, Rrc And Bar

    Born 1873

    Died 1962

    British Army Sister Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve

    British Army Sister-in-Charge Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service No.32 Casualty Clearing Station

  • Born 1872

    British Army Captain Shropshire Light Infantry attached King's Royal Rifle Corps

  • Born 1898

    British Army 34262 Private Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Born 1894

    Died 1915

    British Army 3466 Rifleman London Regiment

  • Born 1890

    Died 1915

    British Army 3888 Private London Regiment

  • Born 1881

    Died 1957

    British Army Reverend Royal Army Chaplain's Department

  • Born 1891

    Died 1918

    British Army 20563 Private York and Lancaster Regiment

  • Born 1882

    Died 1917

    British Army Second Lieutenant East Surrey Regiment

  • Died 1917

    British Army L/37060 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for Basil Bernard Lawrence

    Born 1891

    Died 1917

    British Army 5866 Private London Regiment

    British Army 652678 Private London Regiment

    British Army 652678 Rifleman London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles)

  • Profile picture for Daniel Alfred Hodges

    Born 1892

    Died 1917

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal West Kent Regiment

  • Born 1882

    Died 1916

    British Army 2753 Private London Regiment 16th lond Battalion

    British Army Second Lieutenant Suffolk Regiment

  • Born 1897

    Died 1983

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery

  • British Army 32835 Private Royal Army Medical Corps

  • Born 1884

    Died 1917

    British Army 125023 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery

  • Profile picture for Gilbert Walter Lyttelton Talbot

    Born 1891

    Died 1915

    British Army Lieutenant Rifle Brigade The Prince Consort's Own

  • British Army Captain Acting Major Royal Field Artillery

  • Born 1878

    Died 1949

    British Army Chaplain Chaplain to the Forces Stationary Hospital