Person    | Male  Born 26/5/1851  Died 30/4/1929

Francis Lord Derwent

Francis Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, 2nd Baron Derwent. Army officer and landowner. Attended Eton, 1864-9. 

First born son to Harcourt Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone of Hackness Grange, Scarborough. Harcourt was the 1st Baron Derwent (1829-1916) peer and Liberal Party politician. He and his wife Charlotte Mills had 9 children altogether, including the 4 mentioned on the plaque at the Boat House: Francis, Alan, Cecil and Gilbert.

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Francis Lord Derwent

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Gilbert Johnstone Boat-House

This Boat House was given to the Club by Gilbert Johnstone, the youngest of 9...

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Doctor Stephen Charles Gold, MD, FRCP

Doctor Stephen Charles Gold, MD, FRCP

Dermatologist and author. He wrote 'A Biographical History of British Dermatology'. Our Picture Source and his obituary confirm he served during WW2 in the Royal Army Medical Corps for four years ...

Person, Armed Forces, Literature, Medicine

1 memorial
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Established in 1903 it continued until 1958 when all British naval reserve forces were amalgamated and the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) was absorbed into the much larger Royal Naval Reserve...

Group, Armed Forces

1 memorial
F. C. Backhouse

F. C. Backhouse

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
S. Wiles

S. Wiles

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
Albert Reginald Twyford

Albert Reginald Twyford

Soldier. At 14 years old, he managed to conceal his real age when he volunteered for the army. Men under the age of 18 were not allowed to join the army and had to be 19 to be sent on overseas serv...

Person, Armed Forces, France

1 memorial