Hoare, Major Vincent Robertson (1873-1915), governor

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Hoare, Major Vincent Robertson (1873-1915), governor

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1873-15 Feb 1915

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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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Buried in the Ypres Town Cemetery Extension, Belguim, next to Rev Captain Lionel Studd.

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Polytechnic Cycling Gazette Mar 1915
Polytechnic Magazine, March 1915 (photo and memorial service)
https://polymags.westminster.ac.uk/PDFFiles/HT0550003.pdf#page=9

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Hoare, Major Quintin Vincent (1908-1992), OBE, governor (1908-1992)

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Hoare, Major Quintin Vincent (1908-1992), OBE, governor is the child of Hoare, Major Vincent Robertson (1873-1915), governor

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3rd child

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Hoare, Malcolm Vincent (1912-1991), Cinematography teacher (1912-1991)

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Hoare, Malcolm Vincent (1912-1991), Cinematography teacher is the child of Hoare, Major Vincent Robertson (1873-1915), governor

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4th child

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Hoare, Elsie Florence (1873-1965), President of Young Women's Institute (1873-1965)

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Hoare, Elsie Florence (1873-1965), President of Young Women's Institute is the spouse of Hoare, Major Vincent Robertson (1873-1915), governor

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1901 - ?

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