Malvern College First World War Casualty

Captain Eric Ralph Lovatt Wynne

Photo of Eric Ralph Lovatt Wynne
House and time at Malvern: Sch, 1911 - 1914.

Regiment: 10th Gurkha Rifles (I.A.).
Died: 26 October 1918 aged 21 in Iraq. Killed in action at Mushak.
Cemetery: Basra Memorial P 57

Son of Arthur Edwin Wynne, M.A. (Headmaster), of Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon, and Georgina Wynne, Priory House, The College, Dover, b. 1897.
Lower VVI.
R.M.C. Sandhurst; Indian Army (1st Bn. 10th Gurkha Rifles) 1915; Lieutenant 1916.
Great War.

'A thoroughly sound boy at School, Eric Wynne did not come to the fore very much, but his conduct was blameless, and there was a certain quiet dignity about him which promised well for his future.' (Malvernian, Feb 1919).

Unit War Diary: WO 95/5211/5