1. Memorial:Sailly-Sur-La-Lys-Canadian CemeteryII. D. 88.
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.123
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour28C GQS

Awards & Titles:

Mentioned in Despatches

Family :

Son of the late Richard Thomas Glover and of Agnes Glover, of 68, Dartmouth Park Rd., Kentish Town, London.

Education & Career :

Educated at Uppingham.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 1st Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 

1/1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) August 1914 : at Handel Street in Bloomsbury. Part of 1st London Brigade, 1st London Division. Moved on mobilisation to guarding the London-Newhaven railway. 4 September 1914 : sailed with Brigade from Southampton to Malta, arriving Valetta 14 September. 11 February 1915 : left Malta, arrived at Avonmouth on 21 February. 11 March 1915 : landed at Le Havre and joined the 25th Brigade in 8th Division. 8 February 1916 : transferred to 167th Brigade in 56th (London) Division. 6 February 1918 : absorbed the disbanded 2/1st Bn and renamed 1st Bn.

Action : France & Flanders 

France & Flanders covers all the dates and corresponding locations which are outside the official battle nomenclature dates on the Western Front. Therefore the actions in which these men died could be considered 'normal' trench duty - the daily attrition losses which were an everyday fact of duty on the Western Front.

Detail :

Wisden Obituaries 1915 CAPT. RICHARD BOWIE GASKELL GLOVER (Royal Fusiliers), who was killed on November 5, 1915, aged 31, played a few times for Uppingham in 1902.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Evening Star No. 1719 E.C.London

10th June 1912
23rd October 1912
27th November 1912

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