Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Cpl. Richard Christopher Elliott

House and time at Malvern: 3, 1927 - 1932.

Regiment: Ceylon Rifle Brigade.
Died: 23 July 1942 aged 28 in Libya. Killed in action in Libya.
Battle: Western Desert Campaign: June 1940 February 1943. Cemetery: Alamein Memorial Column 71

Son of Edward Christian Elliott and Edith Irene Elliott, of Bessel's Green, Kent, and of Pedro, Nuwara Eliya, Ceylon.
Sci V. House Prefect.
S. E. Agric. College, Wye.
Tea Planting. Assistant Superintendent Nuwara Eliya Estates, Ceylon.
Lance Corp., Ceylon Rifle Brigade. Wounded Dec. 1941 and killed in Libya, 23 July, 1942.
2nd Bn. Rifle Brigade
(No specific mention in this unit war diary)
Unit war diary: WO 169/5055

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