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Lieutenant Gilbert Robert Mitchell-Innes

A Squadron, 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars

Died of Wounds 13th May 1915

Son of Edward Alfred Mitchell-Innes, K.C., and Barbara Mitchell-Innes, of Churchill, Hemel Hempstead, Herts.

Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, I. E.9.

Gilbert Mitchell-Innes' grave at Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery

(Photo: Richard Grayson, 28th March 2018.)

 

Gilbert Mitchell-Innes is prominently remembered at the Parish Church of St John the Evangelist in Boxmoor.  A family plaque refers to his death at Ypres.  The family donated two volumes of an inscribed Bible and a lectern in his memory.  The lectern and Bible volumes are in constant use at the Church.

 

Wall plaque at St John's, Boxmoor.  The inscription reads:

"EDWARD MITCHELL-INNES KC CBE. CHURCHILL BOXMOOR.  BORN DEC 21 1866.  MARRIED 18 APR 1893. DIED 6 MAR 1932.  HE MARRIED BARBARA LAYCOCK.  WISETON BAWTRY, YORKS & HAD ISSUE.GILBERT (LIEUT 19TH HUSSARS KILLED IN ACTION NEAR YPRES ON 13 MAY 1915 AGED 20, JOSEPHINE, NORMA, RHODA AND ELIZABETH."

 

 

 

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