- Date of Death:
- 34th Prince Albert Victor's Own Poona Horse
- V C, Mentioned in Despatches
I. A. 24.
BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY
- Additional Information:
- Son of Eliot and Beatrice de Pass, of 23, Queen's Gate Terrace, Kensington, London. Born in London. Inscription on tomb quoted from a sonnet by his Rugby school-fellow, Rupert Brooke. ". . . . . . . Loved. Gone proudly friended.".
An extract from "The London Gazette," No. 29074, dated 16th Feb., 1915, records the following:-"For conspicuous bravery near Festubert on the 24th November, in entering a German sap and destroying a traverse in the face of the enemy's bombs, and for subsequently rescuing, under heavy fire, a wounded man who was lying exposed in the open."