1. Memorial:Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.123
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour7D GQS

Awards & Titles:

Distinguished Service Order
Mentioned in Despatches

Education & Career :

Undergraduate, Trinity College Oxford (1902).
Barrister at Law, (1909).

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 19th (London) Battery, 47th Division RFA 

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 :

GORRELL, MAJOR THE RT. HON. LORD (HENRY GORELL-BARNES), ( Royal Artillery). Born January 21, 1882: killed January 16, 1917. D.S.O., and had been Mentioned in Dispatches. Was a member of the Harvard University XI. Major Lord Gorell (Henry Gorell Barnes): Born on 21 Jan 82, the son of the Right Hon. Sir J. Gorell Barnes, late President of the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice (raised to the peerage in 1909) and Mary Humpston, daughter of Thomas Mitchell Arthurlie. Educated at Summer Fields School from 1893-1895; at Winchester College from 1895-1900 and at Trinity College, Oxford where he took his degree in 1903 and MA in 1908. He afterwards studied at Harvard College from 1903 to 1904. Called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1906 and was secretary to his father. Joined the RFA contingent of the London Territorial Brigade prior to the war. Succeeded as 2nd Baron in 1913 Appointed Battery Commander of 19th Bty, 7th (London) Bde, RFA TF in March 1915 and received the DSO in November 1916 for a skilful reconnaissance under heavy fire near High Wood. Also mentioned in despatches. Died of wounds near Ypres on 16 Jan 1917. Sources: Wykhemist Who Died in the War 1914-1918, Vol. 1; Winchester College Register, 1884-1934; Summer Fields Register 1864-1960; Wykehamist War Service Roll (various issues). Wisden Obituaries 1917

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Apollo University No. 357 E.C.Oxfordshire
Joined : Carnarvon No. 708 E.C. Middlesex
Joined : Old Wykehamist No. 3548 E.C. London

29th May 1902
28th October 1902
25th November 1902

Member of Carnarvon Lodge at Hampton Court joining 9th June 1909 and the Old Wykehamist Lodge No. joining 19th July 1911. Past Grand Warden

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