CAPTAIN B. WOODHOUSE, ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS. BERNARD WOODHOUSE, son of the late Lister Woodhouse, died of wounds received in Belgium on September 5, 1917. He entered the School from the Preparatory in 1899 and left in 1903. From University College Hospital, London, he qualified and passed into the R.A.M.C. equal first, afterwards holding appointments as House Surgeon and House Physician at Westminster and University College Hospitals. From the outbreak of war he served on the Western Front with the 8th Railway Company, R.E., and with various Field ambulances and regiments. The following is an extract from the letter of the Colonel of the 130th Field Ambulance: - â€˜We all loved him; he was always so brave and cool in action, so bright and cheerful, and was a man of infinite kindness and great thoughtfulness for others, especially for the wounded and sick. I valued his ability, tact, and force of character.â€™
Information about Old Birkonians who lost their lives in World War 1.