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Our staff who died in World War One

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Remembering the role we played and the work of the Fund is one aspect of our history. Another is the role of the brave inspectors who joined the army and were killed or injured during the First World War. 


Many of our inspectors had been soldiers prior to joining the RSPCA and when war was declared were re-called to their old regiments like many other reservists in Britain.  

This page remembers our staff who died in the First World War.

  • Name: Allen, Morris Rees
    Date of Death: 19/09/1916
    Joined the RSPCA: 15/07/1912
     
  • Name: Bell, John William
    Date of Death: 06/09/1916
    Joined the RSPCA: 04/03/1912
     
  • Name: Claybyn, William Arthur
    Date of Death: 18/10/1914
    Joined the RSPCA: 08/02/1909
     
  • Name: Doney, W.J.
    Date of Death: -
    Joined the RSPCA: -
     
  • Name: Fleming, Percy Wilfred /listed as FW
    Date of Death: 18/09/1914
    Joined the RSPCA: 08/07/1912
     
  • Name: Gibson, Henry
    Date of Death: 30/09/1918
    Joined the RSPCA: 05/05/1913
     
  • Name: Goodyear, Frank Percy
    Date of Death: 08/02/1919
    Joined the RSPCA: 04/05/1908
     
  • Name: Hall, James Hurbert William
    Date of Death: 03/05/1917
    Joined the RSPCA: 05/07/1910
     
  • Name: Newnham, Thomas Oliver
    Date of Death: 25/12/1919
    Joined the RSPCA: 05/07/1910
     
  • Name: Roberts, Friday F.W.
    Date of Death: 29/03/1918
    Joined the RSPCA: 28/10/1907
     
  • Name: Rowledge, Ernest James
    Date of Death: 13/05/1915
    Joined the RSPCA: 07/04/1913
     
  • Name: Russell, William Joseph
    Date of Death: 08/10/1917
    Joined the RSPCA: 27/01/1913
     
  • Name: Smith, A.W.
    Date of Death: -
    Joined the RSPCA: -
     
  • Name: Taylor, A.H.
    Date of Death: -
    Joined the RSPCA: -
     
  • Name: Thompson, Sidney Barnard
    Date of Death: 28/10/1914
    Joined the RSPCA: 05/07/1910
     
  • Name: Thompson, W.
    Date of Death: -
    Joined the RSPCA: -
     
  • Name: Trory, Frederick Russell
    Date of Death: 22/03/1918
    Joined the RSPCA: 05/02/1912
     
  • Name: White, Walter John
    Date of Death: 10/10/1915
    Joined the RSPCA: 07/08/1906