Capt Cecil Edwin Hunt

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Reference WMO266607

Address:

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: Other church fitting
Materials:
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Captain Cecil Edwin Hunt, 34th Sikh Pioneers. Son of Mr Henry Joseph and Clara Louisa Hunt. Baptised on 30 Oct 1882 in Kobe, Japan. Husband of Ethel Helen Hunt (nee Crookshank), of Waverley Court, Camberley, Surrey. Married Jul-Sep 1909 in Eastbourne, Sussex. Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst 1899-1900. Served in Thibet 1904 and in Mohmand 1908. Was Adjutant of his Regiment 1907-1909. Attended the Staff College 1913-1914. Awarded the MC. Killed in action at Givenchy, La Bassee, France aged 33 years. Buried in grave V.J.23 of the Pont-du-Hem military cemetery, La Gorgue, France. He was the father of Brigadier Henry Cecil John Hunt, Baron Hunt KG, PC, CBE, DSO (leader of the successful 1953 British Expedition to Mount Everest).
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C E Hunt, MC. Capt 34th Sikh Pioneers. Sandhurst 1899-1900. Thibet 1904. Mohmand 1908. Staff College 1913-14. Killed in action at Givenchy, La Bassee, France 19th Dec 1914 aged 33 years. "Who dies if England live".

Cecil Edwin Hunt

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