67092 Geoffrey Charles Francis GWYER, MiD, 6 Grenadier Guards: 17/03/1943

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    Personal Number: 67092
    Rank: Captain
    Name: Geoffrey Charles Francis GWYER, MiD
    Unit: 1 Grenadier Guards; 6 Grenadier Guards


    London Gazette : 31 January 1936
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34251/page/671/data.pdf
    The undermentioned Gentlemen Cadets, from the Royal Military College, to be 2nd Lts. 30th Jan. 1936:—
    FOOT GUARDS.
    Gren. G'ds.—
    Geoffrey Charles Francis GWYER.

    London Gazette : 27 August 1937
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34430/page/5441/data.pdf
    FOOT GUARDS.
    Gren. G'ds.—
    2nd .L t. Hon. Miles FITZALAN HOWARD, from Gen. List. T.A. 30th Jan. 1936, next above 2nd Lt. G. C. F. Gwyer.

    London Gazette : 31 January 1939
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/34594/page/681/data.pdf
    FOOT GUARDS.
    Gren. G'ds.—
    The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts. 30th Jan. 1939:—
    G. C. F. Gwyer.

    London Gazette : 20 December 1940
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/35020/supplement/7184/data.pdf
    The names of the undermentioned have been brought to notice in recognition of distinguished services in connection with operations in the field. March-June, 1940.
    Lt. G. C. F. GWYER.
     
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    Casualty Details | CWGC
    CAPTAIN GEOFFREY CHARLES FRANCIS GWYER
    Service Number: 67092
    Regiment & Unit/Ship: Grenadier Guards, 6th Bn.
    Date of Death: Died 17 March 1943
    Age 27 years old
    Buried or commemorated at
    SFAX WAR CEMETERY
    Grave Reference: XIII. D. 8.
    Location: Tunisia
    Awards: Mentioned in Despatches
    Additional Info: Son of Cyril and Constance Frances Gwyer, of Kirbymoorside, Yorkshire.
    Personal Inscription: O VALIANT HEART YOUR MEMORY HALLOWED IN THE LAND YOU LOVED
     
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    His father:


    Casualty Details | CWGC
    LIEUTENANT CYRIL GWYER
    Regiment & Unit: Grenadier Guards, 2nd Bn.
    Date of Death: Died 27 August 1918
    Age 32 years old
    Buried or commemorated at MORY ABBEY MILITARY CEMETERY, MORY

    Grave Reference: IV. C. 20.
    Location: France
    Additional Info: Son of Charles Gwyer, of Eywood Titley, Herefordshire; husband of Constance Francis Kennedy (formerly Monckton), of Stretton Hall, Stafford.
    Personal Inscription: THEY SHALL BE MINE SAITH THE LORD OF HOSTS
     
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    2nd Lt Gwyer joined 2GG on 20th April 1918.
    He was with Number 2 Company.
    His death in August 1918 gets mentioned in Ponsonby's.
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    GCF Gwyer's entries in the WW2 Gren Gds history mentions his wounding in 1940 & death in 1943.

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