Lt Wymond Nicholas Richard Pole Carew

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Reference WMO265673

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

Chapel Square

Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst

Camberley

GU15 4NR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Wymond N R Pole Carew, 1st Battalion the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Educated at Marlborough College 1910-14. Gazetted Second Lieutenant in the 2/4th Battalion the Wiltshire Regiment and was Aide-de-Camp to H.E. Lord Willingdon , Governor of Bombay 1915-16. Attended the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, 1916 and won the Gold Medal. Commissioned into the 1st Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. He was killed aged 21 years during the Second Battle of Passchendaele when his battalion as part of 13 Infantry Brigade carried out an attack on Polderhoek Chateau. He is also commemorated on Panels 80 to 82 and 163A of the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Arrondissement Ieper, West Flanders
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Wymond N R Pole Carew, Lieut 1st Bn Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Born 3rd October 1896. Killed in action Chateau de Polderhoek 6th Nov 1917.

Lt Wymond Nicholas Richard Pole Carew

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