Doomed Youth

The War Dead of the Woolwich Polytechnic
1914 - 1919

Peter Doyle
University of Greenwich

‘Let those who come after see that this name not be forgotten’

Epitaph on the grave of Gunner Herbert Barlow Nightingale, RGA
of the Woolwich Polytechnic Athletic Club
Killed in action, January 13th 1916;
he lies at peace in R.E. Farm Cemetery, Belgium



Part I - The Woolwich Polytechnic and the Great War
Part II - Dead of the Great War A-G
Part III - Dead of the Great War H-N
Part IV - Dead of the Great War O-Z
Appendix 1: Names not included on the original plaque
Appendix 2: Common military abbreviations used in the text
Appendix 3: Woolwich Polytechnic War Dead 1939-1945
Photographs
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Created by T.E.Knight 04/11/99