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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Ronald Phillimore Dashwood -

Unknown person Name : Ronald Phillimore Dashwood.

Son of Alfred Dashwood and Jessie Gabrielle Dashwood (née Phillimore), of "Freiston", Hulse Road, Southampton.

Born 1895 Ryde.

  Census Information :

1901 : Alfred and Jessie Dashwood, with their children, including Ronald aged 6, are at Roseville, West St, Ryde. Alfred Dashwood is a Solicitor.

1911 : Ronald Dashwood aged 16, is a Student at St Lawrence College, Ramsgate.
Alfred and Jessie Gabrielle Dashwood, with some of their children, are at Roseville, West St, Ryde. Alfred Dashwood is a Solicitor.

  Service details :

2/Lieut. Ronald Phillimore Dashwood, 15th Bn Rifle Brigade.

Formerly Private 249 R P Dashwood, 19th Bn Royal Fusiliers.
  Casualty Details :

Died : 7 October 1916 aged 21

Buried at : Bancourt British Cemetery. Pas de Calais, France

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ryde Borough War Memorial
Isle of Wight College / Appley House School War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle

  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight Times 19 October 1916


Friday, October 20, 1916 Page 3

Among the officers fallen in action has to be numbered Second Lieut. R.P. Dashwood, of the Rifle Brigade, second son of Mr. Alf. Dashwood, formerly of Ryde, and now Registrar of the Southampton County Court. Deceased was shot by a sniper while gallantly leading his men in charging the enemy on the 7th inst.
  Additional Information :

Also commemorated at :

Bitterne War Memorial
Southampton War Memorial

See also

St Lawrence College, Ramsgate - old boys who died in WW I
St Lawrence College - Wikipedia article
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for newspaper research

Ann Barrett for newspaper cutting
  Page status :
Page last updated : 20th December 2013 (added newspaper report)


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