BROMPTON CEMETERY
By
Jennifer Carnell
PAGE 15

'In proud memory of our sons
Major Arthur Justin Ross D.S.O. R.E
Squadron Commander R.F.C.
Killed August 2 1917 Aged 36.
George Walter Ross
Died January 7 1915 at Montreal Canada
Aged 32.'

Mary Ross and George Ross are also buried here.
George Ross K.C., the father of Arthur and George was born in 1847 and died in 1931. Arthur Ross was born in India, and in the 1901 census he was an officer with the Royal Engineers, living in Brompton.
George Ross was born in India too, as were their sisters Mary and Isabella.
Their father George (also born in India and buried here) was a barrister, living with his wife and children at 101 Warwick Road, Brompton.

'In
Loving memory
Of
Colonel William Whetherly V.D.
East London Royal Engineers'

In the 1901 census was 53 years old and living with his wife May (or Mary) at 180 Egerton Gardens, Brompton.

'In memory of
Helena Faucit Lady Martin
Died 31st October 1898.
"Her gracious gift of genius belonged
To the world. The charm of her goodness
Was for her home and for those
Who loved her."
"The sweetest companion that e'er man
Bred his hopes out of."
Also in memory of
Sir Theodore Martin
K.C.B. [...other letters]
Husband of the above
Born 16th September 1816
Died 18th August 1909.'

Helena Faucit was one of the famous actresses of the nineteenth century.
Sir Theodore Martin was the biographer of Prince Albert.

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