Malvern College First World War Casualty

Lieutenant John Campbell Haverfield

Photo of John Campbell Haverfield
House and time at Malvern: No 4, 1903 - 1905.

Regiment: 24th Punjabis (I.A.).
Died: 14 July 1915 aged 28 in Iraq. Died of wounds in the Persian Gulf.
Cemetery: Basra Memorial V L 1

Son of Major Haverfield, R.A and the Hon. Mrs. Haverfield, of 46, Cornwall Gardens, South Kensington, London. b. 1887.
Army III—II. House XI Cricket and Football.
R.M.C. Sandhurst; Indian Army (27th Light Cavalry) 1908; Lieutenant 1910; West Yorkshire Regt. 1912; retired 1913.
In business in India.
Great War, Lieutenant I.A.R.O. (24th Punjabis).

'John Haverfield was the son of the late Major Henry Haverfield, R.H.A., and the Hon, Mrs. Haverfield, who is at present in charge of a Scottish Women's Hospital in Serbia. He passed from Sandhurst into the Indian Army (27th Cavalry) in 1908, and exchanged to the West Yorkshire Regiment in 1912. In 1913 he retired from the Army to take up business in India. On the outbreak of the war he offered himself for service, and was attached to the 24th Punjabis. He died on July 14th, in the Persian Gulf, of wounds received in action.' (Malvernian, Jul 1915).