Honourable Artillery Co Rifle Association,Bisley Camp National Rifle Association,Brookwood,Woking,Surrey,England
OS Grid Ref.: SU 934 577
A half-timbered Tudor style shooting lodge, with tiled roof and leaded windows. Familiarly known as the Bisley Hut, the shooting lodge was funded by donations, including some in memory of the fallen. These include a donation from the architect B de C Jackson in memory of his brother Martin killed in action in 1916 and donations from widows and female relatives. The Journal of the Honourable Artillery Company records that 'two members have endowed cubicles in memory of a friend or relation who gave his life'. Inside, the fireplace was donated in memory of Dermot O'Brien who was killed in 1917 and the panelling was donated in memory of Captain Tatham who was killed in 1914.
Subject / Period
First World War (1914-1918)
Total names on memorial: 2
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: Unknown
Site: Unknown or N/A
Memorial: Unknown or N/A
Trust fund / scholarship
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Honorable Artillery Company
Not all donations to fund the Bisley Hut were in memory of the fallen, however the Honourable Artillery Company gave the option for donations to take this form. This was taken up by a number of people, with donations towards both fabric and fittings.
Journal of the Honourable Artillery Company Vol 5, No. 52, p156; Vol 5, No 57, pp356-7; Vol 5, No 60, p469; Vol 6, No 61, p40; Vol 6, No 63, p97; Vol 6, No 65, p170; Vol 6, No 66, p220
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