Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Capt. Leon Joseph Gustave Souchon M.C.

House and time at Malvern: 2, 1912 - 1914.

Regiment: 15/19 Hussars.
Died: 31 May 1940 aged 43 in . Died of wounds received at Dunkirk.
Battle: Battle of Dunkirk. Cemetery: Effingham (Our Lady Of Sorrows) Roman Catholic Chu

Son of Sir (Hippolyte) Louis (Wiehe du Coudray) Souchon, C.B.E., and Lady Souchon (nee Rouillard), Fen Pl., Turner's Hill, Sussex
Army I. Grey French 1913, 1914. House Prefect.
Sandhurst. 15th Hussars 1914.

15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars, Royal Armoured Corps

Served in the last war with the 15th Hussars and won the M.C. He retired as Captain in 1922, but rejoined his old regiment with the same rank and died of wounds in May 1940.

He died of wounds as part of the 'Belgian Mission'.
Unit war diary: WO 167/454