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Capt. George Richard Wyld

Male 1877 - 1914  (37 years)


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  • Name George Richard Wyld 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 8 Jul 1877  Woodborough, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Place from UK 1881 census.
      England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983 (ancestry.com) gives: Name: Wyld, George Richard / Record Type: Births / Quarter: September / Year: 1877 / District: Pewsey [includes Woodborough] / County: Wiltshire / Volume: 5a / Page: 165.
      Birth notice in The Times, 13 July 1877, p. 1, reads: On the 8th inst., at Woodborough Rectory, the wife of the Rev. E. G. WYLD, of a son.
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1914  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death notice in The Times, 31 December 1914, p. 6, reads: FALLEN OFFICERS. ... THE OFFICIAL LISTS. ... CAPTAIN G. R. WYLD, Wiltshire Regiment, attached to the 1st Battalion Berkshire Regiment, son of Canon Wyld, of Melksham, Wiltshire, was killed on December 24. Formerly lieutenant, Reserve of Officers, he was appointed to the Wiltshire Regiment in October last. He served in the South African War and received the Queen's medal with four clasps.
    Buried Festubert, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I168731  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2014 

    Father Rev. Edwin George Wyld,   b. 7 May 1847, Woodborough, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1919, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Mary Caroline Pollen,   b. 25 Sep 1847, Rodbourne, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1911, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1873  Rodbourne, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983 (ancestry.com) gives: Name: WYLD, Edwin George / Record Type: Marriages / Quarter: June / Year: 1873 / District: Malmesbury / County: Gloucestershire Wiltshire / Volume: 5a / Page: 85, for marriage to Mary Caroline Pollen.
      Marriage notice in The Times, 9 June 1873, p. 1, reads: On the 5th June, at Rodbourne Church, by the Rev. James Godley and the Rev. Charles Pitt, the Rev. EDWIN GEORGE WYLD, Rector of Gratwick, Staffordshire, to MARY CAROLINE, eldest daughter of Sir HUNGERFORD POLLEN, Bart.
    Family ID F70688  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart