Gustaf Oscar Roos

Name

Gustaf Oscar Roos

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

01/07/1916
47

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Captain
York and Lancaster Regiment
14th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
III. D. 10.
France

UK Memorials

Haileybury College Cloister Wall Memorial, Hertford Heath

Pre War

Born on 21 Aug 1868 in London son of Gustaf and Annie Roos of 7 Queen's Gate Terrace, London. Educated at the United Services College 1880-82, Westminster School and Balliol College, Oxford (MA, BCL). He worked as an attorney in Durban, South Africa and returned to England on 30 Jun 1915.

Wartime Service

Served in the South African Campaign. Killed in action at the head of his company in th German trenches.

Additional Information

United Services College, Westward Ho, Devon amalgamated with Imperial Service College in Windsor in 1912 and then moved to Haileybury College, Hertford Heath in 1942.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Karen Smith - Acting Director of External Relations www.haileybury.com/honour