Freeman, Tristram


He was the son of John Joseph Freeman C.B.E., J.P., and Caroline, nee Field, of Halliford House, Shepperton and came to Winchester from Mr. T.B. Eden’s school at Rugby: he was for two years a Commoner Prefect and in Sixth Book and stood on Dress for Commoner XV. He went to St. John’s College in 1910 and took his degree with a Second Class in Jurisprudence in 1914, the same year he represented Oxford at tennis.

On the outbreak of war he was appointed to the Special Reserve Battalion of the Worcestershire Regiment, and in January 1915 joined the 3rd Battalion at the front. He fell, shot through the heart, on March 12th of that year near Wyteschaete, while leading his platoon to the attack.

War: World War 1

  • Surname: Freeman
  • Forenames or initials: Tristram
  • House: D
  • Years in School: 1905-1910
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Regiment: Worcestershire Regiment
  • Date of Birth: 9th September 1891
  • Date of Death: 12th March 1915
  • How Died: Killed in action
  • Location in War Cloister: Outer D2
  • Decoration: NA
  • Burial Site: KEMMEL CHATEAU MILITARY CEMETERY: Grave L.14.