Henry Chaloner (OB 1907-1912)
Henry was a WW1 survivor will be remembered as part of the BBC Remembrance Day Commemorations for the Centenary of the First World War.
When at Bancroft;s Henry was awarded 1st Year Art prize and as a result Rosemary his daughter with her brother Michael and sister Joan funded an ongoing 1st Year Art prize in their father Henry’s name.
Rosemary contacted us as Henry along with many other Bancroftians fought in the First World War and survived.
Rosemary was approached by the BBC recently to tell the story of Henry Chaloner’s war and she understands from the Producer, a brief film of this will be shown at the beginning of the BBC’s Remembrance Day Commemorations on Sunday 11th November this year. Rosemary has attended “Visitation Days” in the past with her family and hopes to be able to do so in the future.