Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

Titley (St Peter)

Inscription

In loving memory of

Cyril Gwyer, brother of the above

Lieutenant, Grenadier Guards

Killed in action near St Leger, France

On 27th August 1918

Aged 32 years


"Make them to be numbered with thy saints, in glory everlasting"

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Titley (St Peter)

Herefordshire

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Cyril

Gwyer

1st January 1886

London

27th August 1918

Killed in an advance towards German trenches near Ecoust and Longatte from Hally Trench where Lieutenant Gwyer in No 2 Company, along with many others in the battalion, were hit by heavy machine gunfire and enfilade fire.

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Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, France

First World War

Lieutenant

2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards

No 2 Company

Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry

His brother Charles has a memorial directly above inside the church as he was killed in 1918. His son Geoffrey is also memorialised on a separate memorial who was killed during the Second World War in 1943.

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First World War

Charles Percy

Gwyer

8th Battalion Welsh Regiment

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First World War

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