W. O. Lovell
W. O. Lovell was a student at Alleyn’s until 1904 and lived at 4 Brackley Road, Beckenham. He had two brothers, Harold and Arthur, who were also students Alleyn’s. After the outbreak of war in August 1914, all three siblings decided to join the war effort. After being attested, WO Lovell joined the Royal Air Force as a Signaller and was sent for service overseas. His brother, Harold, also served with the RAF but was later killed in action on the September 5th 1918.