LT Col Hugh Owen Seymour Herdon

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Reference WMO267323

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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: Seating
Materials:
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Memorial to 31965 Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Owen Seymour Herdon, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Son of Major General Hugh Edward Herdon, CB, CIE, and Laura Barron Herdon. Baptised in Deolali, Bombay, India on 25 Dec 1905. Husband of Sheena Nellice Seymour Herdon, of Hassocks, Sussex. Married Jul-Sep 1939 in Wokingham Registration District, Berkshire. Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment on the 25 Jan 1925. Posted to India, 1928. Aide-de-Camp to the District Commander in India 29 Jan 1928 until 3 Nov 1928. Promoted to Lieutenant on 29 Jan 1929. Adjutant of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment 9 Dec 1931. Instructor at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst 31 Jan 1935 until 17 Dec 1938. Promoted to Captain on 3 Mar 1936. Promoted to Major on 29 Jan 1942. Killed in action at Libisey Wood (now Herouville-Saint Clair), near Caen in Normandy following the D Day landings aged 38 years while commanding the 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Buried in grave VII. C. 9. of La Delivrande War Cemetery, Douvres-la-Delivrande, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France.
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Hugh Owen Seymour Herdon, Lt Colonel, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action Normandy 7th June 1944. "Bless'd are the pure in heart".

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