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Mount, Edward Alfred

Second Lieutenant Edward Alfred Mount was educated at Latymer Upper School where in 1911 he gained his Matriculation. In 1913 he graduated B.A. with Second Class Honours in English at King's College, University of London. He was an enthusiastic member of the O.T.C. and played a prominent part in athletics. He studied also at London Day Training College, where he was appointed President of the Students' Union for the Session 1913-1914. In September 1914 he entered upon his duties as English Master at the Blackpool Secondary School. He obtained his commission in January, 1915, and fell in action on the 4th January, 1916 at St. Eloi .

J. Mount Esq., King's College Review, June 1916.

Biographical

Surname(s)Mount
First name(s)Edward Alfred
Place of birthShepherds Bush
Family detailsSon of James and Susan Mount, 217, Shirland Road, Maida Hill, Paddington
Previous educationLatymer Upper School
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1911-1914
Dept / courseFaculty of Arts, English
QualificationsB.A. (2nd class Hons.) English 1913
Military unitRoyal Fusiliers, 9th Bn.
Date enlistedCommissioned 1915
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death4 January 1916
Age at death23
Rank at death2nd Lieutenant
Place of deathSt Eloi
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeDickebusch New Military Cemetery
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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