Stack, Edward Hugh Bagot

The son of Edward Stack of the Bengal Civil Service, and of Marion Rosalie, nee Oldham. After his father’s death, his mother married Henry Luttman-Johnson (Com. 1856) of Petworth. He came to Winchester from Temple Grove School, East Sheen and passed into Sandhurst in 1904, obtaining his commission the following year. At the outbreak of war he was appointed to the Staff and served for some time at Marseilles, superintending the disembarkation of troops from India. As soon as his own regiment arrived, he joined it and accompanied it to the front. He fell at Festubert during the Battle of La Bassee on 30th October 1914. He left a widow, Mary, and an infant daughter, Ann.

War: World War 1

  • Surname: Stack
  • Forenames or initials: Edward Hugh Bagot
  • House: C
  • Years in School: 1899-1902
  • Rank: Captain
  • Regiment: Gurkha Rifles
  • Date of Birth: 14th September 1885
  • Date of Death: 30th October 1914
  • How Died: Killed in action
  • Location in War Cloister: Outer B4
  • Decoration: NA
  • Burial Site: Unknown but commemorated on Panels 34-38 of the NEUVE CHAPELLE MEMORIAL