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Godfrey Meynell
Birth: May 20, 1904
Death: Sep. 29, 1935

Second Mohmand Campaign Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Queen's Own Corps of Guides, Indian Army. On September 29, 1935, at the Nahaqi Pass, India, in the final phase of an attack, Captain Meynell's troops were in a struggle against an enemy vastly superior in numbers. He took command of about thirty men, maintained a heavy and accurate fire on the advancing enemy, whose overwhelming numbers nevertheless succeeded in reaching their position. In the hand-to-hand struggle, Captain Meynell was mortally wounded, but the heavy casualties inflicted on the enemy prevented them from exploiting their success. For the highest valor, he was posthumously awarded his Medal Victoria Cross in July 1936. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Guides Cemetery
Mardan
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
 
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Record added: Nov 26, 2003
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Godfrey Meynell
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- David Wend
 Added: May. 20, 2014
Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Apr. 13, 2014
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