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The Great War: Roll of Honour 1918


13 People in group

A selection of sitters represented in the collection who died fighting for their country or as a direct consequence of the Great War during 1918.

Alfred Buchanan Cheetham

Alfred Buchanan Cheetham

1868-1918
Seaman and explorer on Antarctic expeditions
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Henry Stephen Dimmer

John Henry Stephen Dimmer

1884-1918
Lieutenant; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Edmond William Claude Gerard de Vere, Viscount Glentworth

Edmond William Claude Gerard de Vere, Viscount Glentworth

1894-1918
RAF Captain; Eldest son of 4th Earl of Limerick
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Robert Clements Gore

1867-1918
Colonel
Sitter in 3 portraits
Paul Edward Hobhouse

Paul Edward Hobhouse

1894-1918
Fourth son of Henry Hobhouse
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Louis James Lipsett

1874-1918
Major-General
Sitter in 4 portraits
Duncan Sayre Macinnes

Duncan Sayre Macinnes

1870-1918
Lieutenant-General
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
David Nelson

David Nelson

1886-1918
Major; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 3 portraits
Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen

1893-1918
Poet
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Leefe Robinson

William Leefe Robinson

1895-1918
Pilot; recipient of the Victoria Cross
Sitter in 2 portraits
Isaac Rosenberg

Isaac Rosenberg

1890-1918
Painter and poet
Sitter in 2 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sydney Spencer

Sydney Spencer

died 1918
Undergraduate at the University of Oxford; older brother of Stanley Spencer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Lord Alexander George Thynne

Lord Alexander George Thynne

1873-1918
Politician; son of 4th Marquess of Bath
Sitter in 1 portrait

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