James Murray Round (MC)

Name

James Murray Round (MC)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

13/11/1916
22

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Captain
Essex Regiment
13th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Cross

Cemetery/Memorial

SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2
I. K. 37.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Haileybury College Cloister Wall Memorial, Hertford Heath
St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey
Colchester War Memorial

Pre War

Born on 21 Feb 1894 in Chelsea, London son of Francis Richard Round C.M.G. and Frances Emily (Tufnell) Round later of Avenue House, Witham, Essex. Educated at Haileybury College 1907-12.

Wartime Service

He entered France on 14 Sep 1914 and was killed in action at the Somme.

Additional Information

Brother of Lieutenant Auriol Francis Hay Round who died of wounds on 5 Sep 1914 and of Captain Harold Cecil Round DSO MC who was killed in action on 24 Aug 1917 in Belgium.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Karen Smith - Acting Director of External Relations www.haileybury.com/honour Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk