STEPHEN BARNES GREGORY
"Lieutenant 4th (Territorial) Battalion, the Devonshire Regiment. Only son of Alfred Thomas Gregory, JP, Mayor of Tiverton 1911 to 1917 and Proprietor and Editor of The Tiverton Gazette, by his wife, Ada, daughter of James Barnes, JP. Born in Tiverton, Devon 17 February 1895; educated at Blundell's School there, then The Leys School, Cambridge and Clare College, Cambridge (Scholarship in Law 1914); was in the Officer's Training Corps at The Leys, and in the Shooting VIII. Entered at Clare College in 1913; passed the First Division Law Examination, May 1914. Joined the Territorial Force as 2nd Lieutenant October 1913; gazetted Lieutenant, 4th Devonshire Regiment 12 November 1914. Went to India with his battalion the following December, thence to Mesopotamia in August 1915. In command of a draft of 40 picked men to reinforce the Royal West Kent Regiment; was with the besieged force in Kut-el-Amara 2 December 1915 to 29 April 1916. On the surrender of the garrison became a prisoner of war, being marched to Mosul, Mesopotamia where he died of enteritis 3 June 1916. Unmarried."