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Third and youngest son of Rev. Walter Hoare, of Colkirk Rectory, Fakenham. Married Quintin Hogg's eldest daughter Elsie in 1901. They had 5 children.
Educated at Eton where he was in the XI and the "Field" and the winner of the School "Fives". Held a position with Messrs Hoare, bankers in Fleet Street. Served in the South African War as a trooper in the Suffolk Yeomanry, afterwards gaining a commission. Returned to England in 1901 with the Queen's Medal and four clasps.
Director of the North British and Mercantile Insurance and of the North London Railway.
Accepted a commission in the Rangers (12th London Regt.)
Governor of the Poly since 1898. Took a keen interest in the Polytechnic, especially the athletic section. He frequently assisted at race meetings and Club deliberations, serving as a member of the PCC Finance Committee. "He had a cheerful smile and word of encouragement for everybody." President of the Christian Endeavour Society.
Killed instantly whilst conducting some men through a communications trench. Three other Poly fellows killed in same shell attack: Sidney Walter Rush, Carl G. Carpenter, and C G Rawlings.
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Polytechnic Magazine, March 1915 (photo and memorial service)