Malvern College First World War Casualty

Captain Robert Percy Nathan MC

Photo of Robert Percy Nathan
House and time at Malvern: Sch, 1907 - 1911.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery.
Died: 21 March 1918 aged 25 in France. Killed in action.
Battle: German Spring Offensive. Cemetery: Ham British Cemetery, Muille Villette I E 19

Born 23rd March 1893. Son of Benjamin Arthur and Rosina Nathan, 36 Glenloch Road, N.W. and 22, Belsize Park, London.
Lower V—Lower VI. House Prefect. XXII Cricket.
Stock Exchange.
Great War, Private H.A.C. 1914; Captain 36th T.M. Bty. Royal Field Artillery.
M.C., Despatches.

'Percy Nathan was a boy who was much liked at school: he was trustworthy and sensible, with ability above the average, and showed promise as a cricketer. His school career was blameless, and his influence was always good. And he had character.' (Malvernian, Jun 1918).

He died of wounds received in action at No 61 Casualty Clearing Station, France.

Service record:WO 339/37484
Unit war diary (9th Bn Royal Fusiliers - wrong) :WO 95/1857