Former OC Ronald Gordon HUNTER (1188) was killed in action on 24 April 1918.
This brought to our attention by 'The Men Behind the Glass' archive team: he and one of his brothers John (1224) were caned in May 1915 for 'mocking the School Song' during a rehearsal under the instruction of Mr Yates.
For more on Ronald's story - #rugby #cricket #Sandhurst #army #RoyalDublinFusiliers
- we refer to his Obituary in the College Magazine, as below:
"Ronald Gordon Hunter.
Second Lieutenant, Royal Dublin Fusiliers
R. G. Hunter was the second son of W. Hunter, Esq, Baymount, Sutton, Co. Dublin. He was at Campbell from September, 1911, till February, 1916. He gained his 2nd XV colours for 1914-15, and in the following season he played frequently for the 1st XV. At cricket he was never more than a useul member of the 2nd XI. He left in February 1916, and soon afterwards entered Sandhurst. He was gazetted to the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, in which regiment he remained till his death in April, 1918. His thigh was fractured and also his wrist, and he was taken prisoner. He died a few weeks later in a German hospital."#ConnectingCampbell#InspiringConnections