Captain Donald Breay Hague Lennox-Boyd b. 23 Nov 1906, d. 5 Apr 1939

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  1. jmcq

    jmcq Junior Member

    Anyone know anything more about Captain Donald Breay Hague Lennox-Boyd b. 23 Nov 1906, d. 5 Apr 1939, of the Scots Guards. He died in custody after being arrested in Germany about the beginning of April 1939. He and his brother , later Major, George Edward Lennox-Boy of the H.L.I. were arrested but George was released.

    Would they have been on a clandestine trip or just holidaying ?.

    Was there any questions about how he died ?
     
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Donald Breay Hague Lennox-Boyd
    1906–1939
    BIRTH 23 NOV 1906 • Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
    DEATH 5 APR 1939 • Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    King's Collections : Archive Catalogues : Lennox-Boyd, Maj George Edward (1902-1943)
    1938-1939; visited Germany with his brother, Lt Donald Breay Hague Lennox-Boyd, 1939, both were arrested; Donald Lennox-Boyd died in custody, but George Lennox-Boyd was released


    Donald Breay Hague Lennox-Boyd (1906-1939) - Find...
    Captain, Scots Guards. Killed in Germany.
    Captain Donald Lennox-Boyd son of Florence Annie Lennox-Boyd nee Begbie and Alan Walter Lennox-Boyd and Florence Anne Lennox-Boyd, of Westminster, London. M.A. (Oxon.), F.R.G.S. County Councillor of Bedfordshire.
    In April 1939, he was with his brother George in Germany when the Nazis arrested them. He died in custody in Stuttgart, Germany on April 5th 1939. George was released.
    His brothers also died in WWII .
    Major George Edward Lennox-Boyd and
    Major Francis Gordon Lennox-Boyd buried at Ranville.


    Donald Breay Hague Lennox-Boyd | Christ Church, Oxford University

    His probate record details Stuttgart as where he died.

    TD
     
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  3. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    St Mary's church, Henlow, Bedfordshire:

    Lennox-Boyd.jpg

     
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  4. Tony56

    Tony56 Member Patron

    Newspaper report:
    Boyd.jpg
     
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