Harrogate Herald - 10th April 1918
Lieutenant R B C Aked, Military Cross, North
Staffordshire Regiment, who is reported missing from March 21st, is
20 years of age, and the second son of Mr and Mrs Henry E Aked,
of Highgreen House, Harrogate. Educated at the Old College,
Windermere, and Charterhouse, he received his commission before he
was 18 years of age, and as recently as last January obtained the
Military Cross. His elder brother, Lieutenant H L C Aked, has
been a prisoner for two years.
Harrogate Herald - 26th March 1919
Photo - Lieutenant Robert Basil Cautley Aked,
Military Cross, 5th North Staffordshires, son of Mr and Mrs H E
Aked, Highgreen House, Harrogate, reported missing March 21st,
1918, is now presumed to have been killed on that date.
5th Battalion (Territorial), Prince of Wales's
(North Staffordshire Regiment)
Lt Robert Basil Cautley Aked, MC
Died : 21st March 1918
In Memory of
ROBERT BASIL CAUTLEY AKED MC
Lieutenant 2nd/5th Bn., North Staffordshire Regiment
who died on Thursday, 21st March 1918. Age 20.
Additional Information : Son of Henry Edward
Aked and Eleanor Aked, of
"Mablethorpe", Leeds Rd., Harrogate, Yorks.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference/Panel Number: Bay 7 and 8