5th Dragoon Guards,
(Princess Charlotte of Wales's).
The 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685 as the Duke of Shrewsbury's Regiment of Horse. It was renamed as the 5th Regiment of Dragoon Guards in 1788 and as the 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Regiment of Dragoon Guards in 1804. It saw service for two centuries, including the First World War, before being amalgamated with The Inniskillings (6th Dragoons), to form the 5th/6th Dragoons in 1922.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 203 recorded WW1 deaths for the 5th Dragoon Guards, (Princess Charlotte of Wales's).
Robert Dudley Wilson.
Royal Flying Corps, &
5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales's).
Ypres Reservoir Cemetery,
Son of Lt. Col. R.W. McKergow, OBE, MFH, & Mrs. J.E.M. Mckergow of Twineham Grange, Twineham, Sussex, UK. Born on 13th February 1898. Educated at Rottingdean School & Uppingham.
Note :- Another plane from 29 Squadron RFC, piloted by a Canadian officer, 2nd Lieutenant John MacHaffie was shot down by a German Gotha machine, & fell onto the machine piloted by 2nd Lieutenant McKergow. Both pilots were killed instantly. With thanks to the website :- www.roll-of-honour.com/sussex/twineham/html.