Born 19th July 1889 at Millbrook, near Southampton, he was the eldest son of Ramsay Nares. Educated at Marlborough School. He served in the Royal Fusiliers during the Great War,commisioned as 2nd Lt and served on the Western Front from 1915-16. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 1916 and served in Salonika for the rest of the war. He was mentioned in despatches twice for gallant conduct and distiniguished services and was awarded the MBE for his services in the Balkans. After the war he became a solicitor and was a partner of Messrs Francis and Crookenden. During the general strike of 1926 he acted as a Special Constable and served in the 11th (Crowthorne) Battalion Berkshire Home Guard during WW2.
(He was the person responsible for researching a lot of the family's history, an interest that was shared with his son Gordon, and it has been largely from the records that he accrued that I have built up this site - ON)