Second Lieutenant, East Surrey Regiment
Born: November 23rd 1876
Died: September 8th 1914
Age at Death: 37
Died of Wounds, France, September 1914
Brighton College Register: Son of Col. Whish.
Grave Reference: 1. B. 21.
Cemetery: PERREUSE CHATEAU FRANCO BRITISH NATIONAL CEMETERY
A donation to the memorial statue has been made in honour of this soldier.
Son of the late Col. J. T. Whish and of Mrs. M. B. Goodair (fomerly Whish), of "Haven Cottage," Leysdown, Kent; husband of the late Evelyn Ann Whish (nee Wood).
Born at Calcutta; joined the East Surrey Regt. in 1899; served in the South African War (twice Mentioned in Despatches) and Nandi Expendition (with the 3rd King's African Rifles).
Regiments: East Surrey Regiment; South African War; Queen's Medal 6 Clasps; King's Medal 2 Clasps; Africa General Service Medal with Clasps. Dates of Service: 1899-1906. Born: 23 November 1876, Calcutta.