1. Memorial:Loos MemorialII. B. 22. Loos
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.137

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Early Life :

He was born at Leamington Spa on 13th January 1886

Family :

Son of the late Shirley Tremearne, of Bangalore, India, and of Elizabeth Tremearne, of Tudor House, Blackheath Park, London. CWG lists also Major Arthur John Tremearne also of 8/Seaforths who was killed 25/9/15. Looks like a cousin. Same address for both.

Education & Career :

He was educated at Blackheath School, and at the age of seventeen began his apprenticeship at the works of Dick, Kerr and Co., Kilmarnock.

In 1904 he went to Preston and was engaged in erecting electrical machinery for the same firm, subsequently acting as their assistant engineer on tramway construction at Rochester, Borstal, Maidstone, and London.

From 1910 to 1913 he studied at Christ's College, Cambridge, taking the Mechanical Sciences Course, and later on his B.A., and in the latter year he received the appointment of assistant engineer to the Singapore Tramway Co., having charge of the power-house, supervision of the boiler plant and outside track and overhead system.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 8th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders 

8th (Service) Battalion Formed at Fort George in September 1914 as part of K2 and attached to 44th Brigade in 15th (Scottish) Division. Moved to Aldershot and in November went to Petersfield. Moved to Chisledon Camp (Salisbury Plain) in February 1915, then Tidworth in May. Landed at Boulogne in July 1915.

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.

In 1914 he returned from Singapore, invalided with fever, just before the outbreak of the War, and rejoined the squadron he had previously joined when at Cambridge, namely, King Edward's Horse. Later he obtained a Commission in the Seaforth Highlanders, with whom he went to the Front, and was machine-gun officer to his battalion, He was severely wounded at Loos and again at Hill 70, and was reported missing.

In April 1917 be was presumed to have been killed on 25th September 1915, in his thirtieth year.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : St. George No. 1152 E.C.Eastern Archipelago

1st February 1910
1st March 1910
26th April 1910

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