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Evelyn as an officer

Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt
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13 SEP 1884 111 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
John Harold Platt
Agnes Elizabeth Roberts
Isabella Minnie (Ella) Carmichael 15 JUL 1911 Holy Trinity Brompton
John Evelyn Platt
Born: 18 JUN 1912
Died: 3 APR 1960 Cuernavaca, Mexico
15 MAY 1916 Railway Wood, Ypres, Killed In Action aged 31
Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt was educated at Eton and Sandhurst. He joined the 19th Hussars and was a Captain during the First World War. He had a a dispute with his Major over the safety of his men and transferred to the Coldstream Guards in October 1915. He was killed in action near Railway Wood outside Ypres on the 15th May 1916.

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Evelyn as a boy

Marriage Certificate

Evelyn with David Lloyd George (photo courtesy of Penny Crowe)

Evelyn jumping Black Knight (photo courtesy of Penny Crowe)

Introductory Poem by H E A Platt whilst at Machine Gun Class in Sept 1915 (Courtesy of Kenneth Ferguson via email)
Railway wood June 1916 trench map

Railway wood trench map with names


Will of H E A Platt

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