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EAST HYDE WAR MEMORIAL

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Compiled and copyright © Lynda Smith 2007

Right on the eastern boundary of the county is East Hyde and in the Churchyard is the family mausoleum of the Wernher Family of Luton Hoo. There are two plaques on the side of the mausoleum relating to sons of the family killed in action, one in World War 1 and one in World War 2.

 

Photographs Copyright © Lynda Smith 2007

 

TO THE DEAR AND
HONOURED MEMORY OF
ALEX PIGOTT WERNHER
AGED 19 YEARS
2ND LIEUT WELSH GUARDS
YOUNGEST SON OF
SIR JULIUS WERNHER BART
WHO FELL IN ACTION AT
GINCHY, FRANCE, SEPT 10, 1916.
BURIED IN THE CITADEL
MILITARY CEMETERY
NEAR FRICOURT.

IN EVERLOVING MEMORY
OF
GEORGE MICHAEL ALEXANDER
(CAPTAIN 17/21 LANCERS)
ONLY SON OF
SIR HAROLD WERNHER
KCVO
WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
AT BEJA 4 DEC 1942 AGED 24
BURIED IN MILITARY CEMETERY
MEDEJ-EL-BAB
TUNISIA

1914-1918

WERNHER

Alex Pigott

Second Lieutenant. 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's Company, Welsh Guards. Killed in action on 10th September 1916. Aged 19. Son of Sir Julius Wernher, Bart., and Lady Wernher (now Lady Ludlow), of Bath House, Piccadilly, London. Buried: Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt, Somme, France. Ref. II. A. 5.

1939-1945

WERNHER

George Michael Alexander

Captain 85591. 17th/21st Lancers Royal Armoured Corps. Killed in action on 4th December 1942. Aged 24. Son of Major-General Sir Harold A. Wernher, G.C.V.O., 3rd Bt., and Lady Wernher, of Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire. Buried: Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia. Ref. 5. B. 20.

Last updated 25 October, 2007

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