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Sturt, Ernest Guy Maclean

Second Lieutenant Ernest Guy Maclean Sturt, Middlesex Regiment who fell on August 16, aged 23, was the younger son of Mr. Gerald Sturt, of Lismore, Weybridge, and of 7 King's Bench-walk, solicitor and of the late Mrs. Mabel Frances Sturt. He was educated at Cottesmore School, Brighton, and Malvern College, and at the outbreak of war was studying engineering at King's College. He joined the Public Schools Battalion of the Middlesex Regiment and obtained his commission in December, 1914. He went to the front in July, 1915, was wounded in the following month, and rejoined his battalion at the front last March. The Times 22 Aug 1916


First name(s)Ernest Guy Maclean
Family detailsSon of Gerald and Mabel Frances Sturt, of Lismore, Weybridge, Surrey
Previous educationCottesmore School, Brighton; Malvern College
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseEngineering
Military unitDuke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment), 12th Battn
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death6 August 1916
Age at death23
Rank at death2nd Lieutenant
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeRation Farm Military Cemetery, La Chappelle-Darmentieres
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Weybridge War Memorial;
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves; Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919; The Times

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