7903 George William Reginald Victor COVENTRY, 7 Worcestershire Regiment: 27/05/1940

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  1. dbf

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    Personal Number: 7903
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Name: George William Reginald Victor COVENTRY, 10th Earl of COVENTRY
    Unit: 7 Worcestershire Regiment


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    Casualty Details | CWGC
    LIEUTENANT GEORGE WILLIAM REGINALD VICTOR COVENTRY
    Service Number: 7903
    Regiment & Unit: Worcestershire Regiment, 7th Bn.
    Date of Death: Died 27 May 1940
    Age 39 years old
    Buried or commemorated at
    GIVENCHY-LES-LA-BASSEE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
    Grave Reference: Row A. Grave 2.
    Location: France
    Additional Info: 10th Earl of Coventry. Son of George William Coventry, Viscount Deerhurst, and the Viscountess Deerhurst; husband of Nesta Donne, Countess of Coventry, of Llanstephan, Carmarthenshire.
     
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  4. Owen

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    Another photo of him on here.
    (I know you already linked to this site)
    Worcestershire Regiment (29th/36th of Foot)

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    Lieut. The Earl of Coventry and Captain D. B. Dykes
    (Earl of Coventry was killed only 2 weeks later on the 27th May 1940, age 39)
     
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  5. Guy Hudson

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    Western Mail 19th September 1921
     
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  6. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot 1940 Obsessive

    He was killed in the town where he's buried defending it with 70 men from D Company.
     
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