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Lieutenant the Hon. Charles W. Douglas Pennant, Coldstream Guards, is unofficially reported to have been killed in action at Gneiuvelt last October 29th (1914). He had previously been officially reported as missing. The third son of the second Lord Penrhyn, he was born in 1877, being educated at Eton and Sandhurst.

 

From 1899 to 1905 he held a lieutenant’s commission in the Coldstream Guards, and with them he served with distinction throughout the South African War.

 

In 1905 he married Lady Edith Anne, the eldest daughter of the Earl of Dartrey, and in that year resigned his commission.

 

Since 1911 he had been a lieutenant in the Reserve of Officers, and on the outbreak of war was re-gazetted to the 1st Battalion of the Coldstream Guards, with his former rank.

 

His brother, Captain the Hon. G. Douglas Pennant and uncle Lieutenant the Hon. Alan George Sholto Douglas-Pennant were also killed in the Great War.

 

 

 

 

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