Wynne

Wynne

Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP. Details: Maurice Okeover Mostyn Wynne (1891-1915), born 17 May 1891, son of Herbert Delmon William Wynne and Joanne Wynne of Longstock, Stockbridge, Hampshire. Attended Eastman's School, Winchester, Hampshire. Attended Sherborne School (Harper House) January 1906-July 1908; 6th form. Worked at the North British Locomotive Works in Glasgow and Crewe. Attended University College London, where he studied in the Faculty of Engineering, 1912-1914. Passed Engineering Matric. in September 1912; Matric. 2nd Division in January 1913; and Inter. (Engineering) in June 1913. He was awarded Rugby colours in December 1913. He enrolled in the University of London OTC on 7 October 1912. He was Secretary of the Engineering Society. He was Secretary of the House Committee of University College Hall. He applied for a commission on 7 August 1914 and was gazetted 2nd Lieutenant R.F.A. (Special Reserve) on 15 August 1914, and promoted to Lieutenant on 9 January 1915. WW1, Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery. Killed by enemy shell fire in Rue du Faubourg de Lille in Armentieres on 28 August 1915. He was mentioned in despatches by Sir John French, 30 November 1915. Buried at Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, IX. B. 3. Commemorated at: Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, IX. B. 3 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/277721/WYNNE,%20M%20O... University of London College Hall War Memorial www.londonremembers.com/memorials/university-college-hall... War Memorial and church memorial at Longstock, Hampshire.

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    Born 1891

    Died 1915

    British Army Cadet University of London Officer Training Corps

    British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery (Special Reserve)

    British Army Lieutenant Royal Field Artillery 132nd Battery