Lionel Gallway (poss Gallwey) Lutyens (MC)

Name

Lionel Gallway (poss Gallwey) Lutyens (MC)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

06/01/1918
28

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Major
Royal Field Artillery
123rd Battery, 28th Brigade

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Cross

Cemetery/Memorial

CANADA FARM CEMETERY
III. G. 3.
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

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

Pre War

Born on 30 Dec 1889 at Hascombe Place, Surrey son of Charles Benjamin and Emily (Bard) Lutyens and baptised on 9 Jan 1890 in Hascombe and of The Grove, Great Amwell, Herts. in 1911. Educated at King’s College School, Cambridge and Aldenham School.

Wartime Service

Entered Woolwich in 1909 for Artillery training. Gazetted 2nd Lieut in 1911, Lieut 1913 and Captain on 27 Oct 1916 and Temporary Major in Nov. Serving in France from Aug 1914, he took part in the Battles of Mons, Le Cateau and the Retreat and in the Battle of the Marne. He was the first to get his Battery over Vimy Ridge. He was awarded the MC at the Somme (London Gazette 2 Jan 1917) and was killed in action at Langemarck, 6 Jan 1918.

Additional Information

Brother of Capt Charles Graeme Lutyens who died 9 Aug 1915 and is listed on this same memorial.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox