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ยป Hugh Graystone Penfold Wyatt
 
 

Hugh Graystone Penfold Wyatt

 

H G P Wyatt2ND Lieutenant Hugh Graystone Penfold WYATT
1st Sussex Yeomanry

Date of birth: 11 November 1890
Date of death: 12 November 1915

Died of an illness contracted on active service aged 25

Buried at Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery in Egypt

Hugh Graystone Penfold was born at Findon, Worthing, the first son of Hugh Richard Penfold Wyatt, Barrister, and owner of the Cissbury Estate.

He was educated at Winchester, and Christ Church. He was mobilized in August 1914, 2nd Lieutenant 1st Sussex Yeomanry, and served in Gallipoli.  He died at Alexandria of an illness contracted on active service.

Hugh Graystone Penfold and his brother 2nd Lieutenant Geoffrey Wilfrid Penfold Wyatt,  lst The Buffs, East Kent Regiment, who died 25 September 1916, are commemorated by a window at St John the Baptist Church, Findon, the gift of their father.

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