Lancelot Andrewes Vidal

Name

Lancelot Andrewes Vidal

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/09/1915

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Second Lieutenant
Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
3rd Bn., attached 2nd Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LOOS MEMORIAL
Panel 83 to 85.
France

UK Memorials

St Mary’s Church Bayford & Brickendon Memorial, Bayford

Pre War

Born 12 Jun 1887 in the Vicarage, Bayford, Herts. son of Robert Wellington Vidal, Vicar of St Mary’s Church, Bayford and Caroline Elizabeth (Andrewes) Vidal. He was baptised on 21 Jun 1887 in St Mary’s Church, Bayford. Educated at Malvern College and Brasenose College, Oxford. In 1911 he was a school master at St Peter’s School, Radley, Berks. Lived at Windrush, Foxcombe Hill, Berks.

Wartime Service

Commissioned in Sep 1914 and entered France in Mar 1915. He was involved in heavy fighting at Ypres in Apr and May 1915. He was killed near Givenchy by a shell while he was pushing forward with his section.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox