Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Lawrence Canon Pyon

Inscription

To the proud and loving

Memory of Major

Herbert

Geoffrey Lush-Wilson

R.H.A. Of Pyon House Canon Pyon

Who commanded Y Battery

R.H.A. for the last four months in

Gallipoli 29th Division received

The Chevalier Legion of Honour

Afterwards commanded the Y

Battery in France and was killed

Instantaneously 24th July 1916

Near Mailly Maillet Aged 33

The only son of his honour

Judge Lush-Wilson K.C. and the

Late Rose Frances Lush-Wilson

Portrait relief on top of this tablet

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St Lawrence Canon Pyon

Herefordshire

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Herbert Geoffrey

Lush-Wilson

1883

Regents Park, London

21st July 1916

Killed outside Y Battery mess by a howitzer shell near Vitermont not far from Mailly Maillet on the Somme in France

33

Mailly Maillet Military Cemetery, Somme, France

Mailly Wood Cemetery, Mailly Maillet, Somme, France

First World War

Major

Y Battery Royal Horse Artillery

Y Battery

Chevalier of the Legion of Honour

Served in Gallipoli and was one of the last to leave. His grave was lost by enemy fire in Mailly Maillet Military Cemetery but there is a special memorial in Mailly Wood Cemetery with five others whose graves were lost. Serving in India with his Y Battery when war broke out

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