1. Memorial:Vlamertinghe Military CemeteryI. D. 11.
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.128

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Family :

Son of Reginald Walter Macan, D.Litt., Master of University College, Oxford, and Mildred Elizabeth Macan.

Education & Career :


Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 30th Lancers (Gordon's Horse) 

Action : Other actions in Spring 1915 

The official dates cover the period from 15th June 1915 to 8th August 1915. This is the period on the Western Front following the piecemeal engagements North of the La Bassee canal at Aubers Ridge, Festubert & Givenchy but before the Battle of Loos, the largest Western Front battle of 1915.

Detail :

R.W. Macan's son Robert Basil Macan [1882 - 1915] was at Charterhouse too, 1896 - 1899. He went on to join the Indian Army. He was killed in action in Flanders

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Alexandra No. 1065 E.C.Bombay
Joined : Mooltan No. 1307 E.C. Bengal
Joined : McMahon No. 3262 E.C. London

4th June 1906
2nd July 1906
21st July 1906

Initiated into Alexandra Lodge No. 1065 at Jubbulpore on the 4th June, 1906, at which time he is listed as a 23 year old Lieutenant. He probably resigned from this lodge on posting around 24th December, 1908.

Joined Mooltan Lodge No. 1307 on the 12th April, 1910. He is a Lieutenant stationed at Moolton. He resigned 31st December, 1912.

We next see him join McMahon Lodge No. 3262 on the 21st August, 1913, when he is stationed at Quetta. His rank is now Captain. The record of this lodge show that he was "Killed in action June 1915."

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