Westmacott, Richard I.E

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"Westmacott, Richard I.E"

Richard Innes Edgell Westmacott

Son of Edgell Edward Westmacott and Marian Charlotte Isabel Westmacott née Gunn-Munro

of Udney Place, Cromwell Road, Teddington

Brother of Eric Walter Poyntz Westmacott who was killed on 28th August 1914

Born 8th December 1885 at Teddington and baptised at St Mary’s Church, Teddington on 22nd January 1886.

Employed by the Sun Fire Office (Insurance) in London but enlisted when war was declared in August 1914.

Promoted to Lance Corporal (possibly Acting Sergeant) (9621) with the Scots Guards, 1st Battalion.

Sent to France in December 1914 and killed in action at Cuinchy, near La Bassée, on 25th January 1915.

Listed on Le Touret Memorial, Richebourg-l'Avoue, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France ( Panel 3 and 4)

(See: Find A Grave Memorial# 15286422)

Not listed on any known War Memorial in Teddington

Listed on Richmond-Upon-Thames War Memorial

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