This is one of a series of posts to mark the international Rugby players who died during The Great War. If anyone has further information on the men concerned, I’d be most grateful if it could be added to the thread. Gareth Inglis, The Reverend Rupert Edward played for England Internationals: 3 : 1886 W+ I+ S= Rupert Inglis was born on 17 May 1884, the son of Sir John Inglis, the defender of Lucknow. Played as a Forward for: Rugby School, Oxford University (Blue 1883-1884), Blackheath, Middlesex Profession: Royal Army Chaplains’ Department Remarks: He was ordained in 1899. Curate of Helmsley, Rector of Frittendon, Stablehurst, Kent. On 13 April 1905 he read the committal part of the service during the funeral of General Lord Chelmsford, of Zulu War fame. R E Inglis was the oldest of the three Old Rugbeian International players to be killed in the War, the other two being R L Pillman and R W Poulton-Palmer. War service: Chaplain to the Army (4th Class) from July 1915; attached to the 16th Infantry Brigade, 6th Division, in France and Flanders. He was killed in action (aged 52) on 18 September 1916, at Ginchy, while bringing in wounded soldiers under heavy fire, and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France [Pier and Face 4 C].