Published By Ben Hillidge
THE KING’S SCHOOL, Canterbury
The Kings’s School, Canterbury war memorial
KING’S COLLEGE, London and London University
King’s College, London founded in 1829 and opened to students in 1831.
KING EDWARD VI GRAMMAR SCHOOL, Retford, Nottinghamshire
Lieutenant Herbert W Rayner, 10 Bn RWF attd. 76 Trench Mortar Battery. Studied here before going on to study at King’s College London and London University.
KEBLE COLLEGE, Oxford
Keble Roll of honour reads: Entered College in Michaelmas Term, 1914. Commenced service in December 1914. Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Served in France and Belgium. Killed in action at Ypres, 6 April 1916.
Keble Roll of Honour reads: Entered College in Michaelmas Term, 1911. 3rd Nat. Sci. (Eng.), 1914; B.A., 1915. Commenced service on 4 August 1914. Second Lieutenant, 7th (Merioneth and Montgomery) Battalion (Territorial), Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 1914; Lieutenant, 1915; Captain, 1916 serving in Palestine. Awarded a D.S.O., 1917:
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his company forward and, assisted by an officer and a few men of another unit, captured an important point and held out against sharp counter-attacks until the remainder of the enemy position was won. He personally captured a machine-gun and a large number of prisoners. (‘Supplement to The London Gazette’, 16 August 1917)
Mentioned in Despatches, 1917. Killed in action in Palestine, 6 November 1917.