Lt Anthony Philip Shuttleworth Rendall

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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:
  • Colonial India
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Anthony Philip Shuttleworth Rendall, MC, Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides, 12th Frontier Force Regiment. Son of Major John Charles Shuttleworth Rendall, Indian Army, and Sibyl Elaine Rendall (nee Jarrad). Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned into the Indian Army 28 Aug 1930. He was awarded the Military Cross. Promoted to Lieutenant 28 Nov 1832. On 29 Sep 1935 he was serving with 5th Battalion (Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides), 12th Frontier Force Regiment, on operations in the Mohmand Campaign at Mohmand, in the Nahaqi Pass within the Khyber Pass on the North West Frontier in British India. He was part of the force in the attack on Hill 4080 near Wuchajawar, but were vastly outnumbered. They were joined by the adjutant, Captain Godfrey Meynell, VC, MC, who took charge of two Lewis guns and about thirty men. The enemy, by this time, was closing in on the position from three sides. He died in action that day, alongside Captain Meynell who won the VC for his actions. He was buried on 1 Oct 1935 in the Guides Cemetery, Mardan, Mardan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. He is also commemorated on a memorial at St Luke's Church, Sydney Street, Chelsea, London (along with Captain Godfrey Meynell, VC, MC).
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India, 1935 VC Capt G Meynell, MC. Lieut A P S Rendall MC QVO Corps of Guides Killed in action 29th September, NW Frontier, India.

Anthony Philip Shuttleworth Rendall

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