Charles Graeme Lutyens

Name

Charles Graeme Lutyens

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

09/08/1915
27

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Captain
East Lancashire Regiment
2nd Bn., attached 6th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

NEW ZEALAND NO.2 OUTPOST CEMETERY
I. 1.
Turkey (including Gallipoli)

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Great Amwell Village Memorial
St John the Baptist Church Memorial, Great Amwell

Pre War

Born on 11 Jul 1887 in Thursley, Godalming, Surrey eldest son of Charles Benjamin and Emily (Bard) Lutyens and baptised on 4 Sep 1887 in Thursley. Educated at King’s College School, Cambridge and Bedford School. He was living in The Grove, Great Amwell, Herts. in 1911 and was already a regular soldier. He was unmarried.

Wartime Service

Gazetted 2nd Lieut on 20 Jun 1908 from the Militia, Lieut in 1911 and Capt on 8 Nov 1914. Was with the 2nd battalion in Mhow, India and then South Africa. Was at home on leave when war was declared. Joined with the 6th battalion and left with them for Gallipoli on 13 Jun 1915. He was killed while leading a bayonet charge up the slope at Sari Bair on 9 Aug close to Anzac cove.

Additional Information

Brother of Major Lionel Gallwey Lutyens who died 6 Jan 1918 and is listed on this same memorial.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox