132224 Francis Henry Rivers ASTLEY-CORBETT, MiD, 2 Scots Guards

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    Casualty
    Captain ASTLEY-CORBETT, SIR FRANCIS HENRY RIVERS
    Service Number 132224
    Died 10/09/1943
    Aged 27
    2nd Bn. Scots Guards
    5th Bart. Son of Major John Dugdale Pelham Astley-Corbett and of Marcia Georgina Ruth Astley-Corbett (nee Pitt Rivers), of Mayfair, London.
    INSCRIPTION: "HE BEING DEAD YET SPEAKETH" HEB. XL.4
    Buried at SALERNO WAR CEMETERY
    Location: Italy
    Number of casualties: 1745
    Cemetery/memorial reference: II. A. 20.
    See cemetery plan
     
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    Personal Number: 132224
    Rank: Captain
    Name: Sir Francis Henry Rivers ASTLEY-CORBETT, MiD
    Unit: Scots Guards


    London Gazette : 31 May 1940
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34861/supplement/3261/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Cadets, from 162nd, 164th, 165th, 166th, and Sandhurst Officer Cadet Training Units, to be 2nd Lts. 25th May 1940:—
    S. G'ds.
    Sir Francis Henry Rivers ASTLEY-CORBETT, Bt. (132224).

    London Gazette : 30 June 1942
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35611/supplement/2853/data.pdf
    The KING has been graciously pleased to approve that the following be Mentioned in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the Middle East during the period July, 1941. to October, 1941:—
    FOOT GUARDS
    S. G'ds.
    Lt. Sir Francis H. R. Astley-Corbett, Bt. (132224).
     
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    Wounded in action 28th May 1942
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    The Courier 24th September 1943
     
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