We Will Remember Them: The MPs who fell 1914-1918

The following is a list of the young men who were Members of Parliament* from all parties who fought and died in World War I:

Arthur Edward Bruce O'Neill 19 Sep 1876 - 6 Nov 1914 KIA Klein Zillebeke ridge, Belgium
Unionist MP Mid Antrim Jan 1910 - 6 Nov 1914

William Glynne Gladstone 14 Jul 1885 - 13 Apr 1915 KIA near Laventie, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Liberal MP for Kilmarnock Boroughs 26 Sep 1911 - 13 Apr 1915

Dr John Joseph Esmonde  27 Jan 1862 - 17 Apr 1915 Died in Service, France
Irish Nationalist MP for North Tipperary 1910 - 17 Apr 1915

Harold Thomas Crawley 12 Jun 1878 - 23 Sep 1915 KIA Gallipoli, Turkey
Liberal MP for Heywood Jan 1910 - 23 Sep 1915

Thomas Charles Reginald Agar-Robartes 22 May 1880 - 30 Sep 1915 DoW from wounds in Battle of Loos, France
Liberal MP Bodmin Feb - Jun 1906 (lost on petition) & St Austell Jan 1910 - 30 Sep 1915

Lord Ninian Edward Crichton-Stuart  15 May 1883 - 2 Oct 1915 KIA Hohenzollern Redoubt, near La Bassée (Battle of Loos), France
Unionist MP for United Boroughs of Cardiff, Cowbridge and Llantrisant

Charles Thomas Mills 13 Mar 1887 - 6 Oct 1915 KIA Hulluch, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Conservative MP for Uxbridge Jan 1910 - 6 Oct 1915

Hon. William Lionel Charles Walrond  22 May 1876 - 3 Nov 1915 DoW in Craigendinnie, UK as a result of injuries in France
Conservative MP for Tiverton Jan 1906 - 13 Nov 1915

Viscount Quentington, Michael Hicks Beach 19 Jan 1877 - 23 Apr 1916 DoW at Katia, Egypt
Conservative MP for Tewkesbury Jan 1906-23 Apr 1916

Duncan Frederick Campbell 28 Apr 1876 - 4 Sep 1916 DoW from Western Front at Southwold, Suffolk
Conservative MP for North Ayrshire 20 Dec 1911 - 4 Sep 1916

Thomas Michael Kettle 9 Feb 1880 - 9 Sep 1916 KIA Ginchy, Battle of the Somme, Picardie, France
Irish Party Mp for East Tyrone Jan 1906 - Dec 1910

Hon. Guy Victor Baring 26 Feb 1873 - 15 Sep 1916 KIA Battle of the Martinpuich, Somme, Picardie, France
Conservative MP for Winchester Jan 1906 - 15 Sep 1916

Charles Duncombe 8 May1879 - 15 Sep 1916 KIA Battle of Flers-Courcelette, France
Conservative MP Thirsk and Malton Jan 1910 - 15 Jan 1915, then 2nd Earl of Feversham 15 Jan 1915 - 15 Sep 1916

Gerald Archibald Arbuthnot 19 Dec 1872 - 25 Sep 1916 KIA Fricourt, Battle of the Somme, Picardie, France
Conservative MP for Burnley Jan 1910 - Dec 1910

Valentine Fleming 1882 - 20 May 1917 KIA Gillemont Farm, Picardie, France
Conservative MP for Henley 1910 - 20 May 1917

William Hoey Kearney Redmond 13 Apr 1861 - 7 Jun 1917 KIA Messines Ridge, Belgium
Irish Parliamentary MP Wexford Borough July 1883-Nov 1885, Nationalist MP Fermanagh North 1885-1892, Irish Nationalist/Sinn Féin MP for Clare North 1892 - 7 Jul 1917

Hon. Francis Walter Stafford McLaren 16 Jun 1886 - 30 Aug 1917 Killed in Flying Accident RAF Montrose
Liberal MP for Spalding Jan 1910 - 30 Aug 1917

Hon. Neil James Archibald Primrose 14 Dec 1882 - 15 Nov 1917 DoW received in Palestine
Liberal MP for Wisbech 1910 - 15 Nov 1917

Philip Kirkland Glazebrook 24 Dec 1880 - 7 Mar 1918 KIA Bireh, near Jerusalem, Palestine
Conservative MP for Manchester South 5 Mar 1912 - 7 Mar 1918

Percy Archer Clive 13 Mar 1873 - 5 Apr 1918 KIA Borquoy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Liberal Unionist MP for Ross, Herefordshire Oct 1900-Jan 1906, Jan 1908 - 5 Apr 1918

Francis Bennett-Goldney 1865- 27 July 1918 Killed in car accident Brest, France
Independent Unionist MP for Cantebury Jan 1906 - 27 July 1918

Oswald Cawley 7 Oct 1882 - 22 Aug 1918 KIA nr Merville, Nord, France
MP for Prestwich Jan 1918 - 22 Aug 1918

Lord Alexander George Boteville Thynne 17 Feb 1873 - 16 Sep 1918 KIA France
Conservative MP for Bath Jan 1910 - 16 Sep 1918

Hon. Charles Henry Lyell 18 May 1875 - 18 Oct 1918 Died of pneumonia while serving as Assistant Military Attaché to the USA
Liberal MP for East Dorset 1904- Jan 1910 & Edinburgh South Apr 1910 - 18 Oct 1918

Legend

KIA = Killed in Action
DoW = Died of Wounds

* I have added a few of the men who had been MPs in the years before the outbreak but who had either been defeated or elevated to the peerage before their died as well.

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