A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between
A GROUP PHOTOGRAPH - Before, Now & In-Between

Douglas TOSETTI

Ancestral surnames: 

  • Tosetti, Kiefer, von Maltitz, Folks, Turner (by marriage: Turner)
  • see his family tree drawing via www.groupphoto.co.uk/extra Row 2

 

Education: 

  • Bancroft's School, Woodford Green, Essex

 

Decorations & Campaign Medals:

  • Military Cross presented by GOC 1st Division at 2.00 p.m. on 20th October 1915 (in London Gazette on 4th November 1915 with citation: “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on 25th September, 1915. Although badly wounded in the leg early in the assault, he continued to lead his men close up to Hulluch, capturing the trenches there and holding them till evening, when he was forced to leave the trenches for medical attention”)

  • Oak leaf emblem for Mention in Dispatches (30th November 1915) 

  • 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

 

Memorials: 

  • No known grave
  • Pozieres Memorial to the Missing (Panel 56) (one of 14692 names) CWGC

  • Lord’s Cricket Ground MCC Members World War 1 Memorial (one of 330 names)

  • St, Mary the Virgin, Swaffham Prior (named on brass plaque below memorial windows) (one of 23 names)

  • Bancroft’s School (one of 167 names)

  • in a team photograph with his name underneath in the cricket pavilion of Bancroft's School

  • Ely Cathedral (one of 5320 names)

  • Badminton Club, 100 Piccadilly, London(memorial now on the staircase in the East India Club, St James's Square, London) (one of 30 names)

  • St Olave’s Church, Hart Street, London (one of 24 names)

 

Pages in book (www.groupphoto.co.uk/the-book): 171-175

 

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