Vincent Robertson Hoare

Name

Vincent Robertson Hoare

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

15/02/1915
41

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Major
London Regiment (The Rangers)
12th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

YPRES TOWN CEMETERY EXTENSION
III. A. 7.
Belgium

UK Memorials

St Mary’s Church Memorial, Ware
Ware Town Memorial
Great Amwell Village Memorial
St John the Baptist Church Memorial, Great Amwell
Not on the Berkhamsted memorials
Town Memorial, Colkirk, Norfolk
Eton College War Memorial

Pre War

Born in 1874 in Colkirk, Norfolk, son of Rev Walter Marsham and Jessie (Robertson) Hoare later of Milton House, Berkhamsted. He was living in the Rectory in Colkirk in 1891 and was at school at Eton. He married Elsie Florence Hogg in Marylebone, London on 5 Nov 1901 and had five children. A banker’s agent to his cousin Edward Hoare in the City, he was living in 37 Fleet Street, London in 1911. Educated at Eton College and a member of M.C.C. He married Elsie Florence Hogg on 5 Nov 1901 in St Marylebone, London and lived at 37 Fleet Street, London and later at Milton House, Berkhamsted. He played cricket for Cambridgeshire (1895-98) and Norfolk (1903-05).

Wartime Service

He was a trooper in the Suffolk Yeomanry in the South African War and then obtained a commission in the Rangers. He entered France on 24 Dec 1914 with the 28th Division which was deployed to the front line of the Western Front around Ypres.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox