Graves and Memorials

Between 2014 and 2018 the School hopes to visit or send a representative to each of the graves or memorials where alumni are commemorated.

The map below plots each of the memorials. As they are visited we will also add photographs to this page to record the visits. Although many are based in Northern France and Belgium, some of the sites are far further afield – and a few are in areas of modern day conflict, such as Gaza and Basra.

 

4 Responses to Graves and Memorials

  1. Wendy Monkhouse says:

    Hi, am doing some research on the 3 Robertson brothers, not having known they were old Wets – and thought you might like to know that there are several memorials to the two who died on National Trust properties – inc. one at Sharpenhoe Clappers in Bedfordshire and one at Dunstable Downs, should you wish to visit these places as well as Thiepval and Hamburg. The surviving brother, William Robertson, was a major donor to the NT, and the acquisitions made with his legacy are very much large-scale memorials to his brothers, as well as the inscriptions which record them.

  2. Cindy Mack says:

    I wanted to let you know about a couple of war memorials commemorating those that died in WW1 in SANDWICH, Kent.
    This was the home town of Maurice, Herbert and Harold Day, who all went to Westminster school.
    Maurice and Herbert both died in action and are listed on the main memorial located beside St Peter’s Church in the centre of the town.
    Inside St Peter’s church, the church where their father was the vicar, there is a personal memorial to the brothers in the form of a large decorative wooden screen. Both brothers seemed to have great prospects ahead of them before losing their lives – Maurice was training to become an architect and Herbert had read Classics and Modern History at Christchurch College, Oxford.
    Fortunately, their brother Harold survived the war and was decorated for his actions, then resumed his medical career in the UK and Egypt and had a family that remember them all.

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