Ralph Woodcock Gifford Lywood


Ralph Woodcock Gifford Lywood

Suffolk, England
Death 29 Dec 1958 (aged 56)
Bruree, County Limerick, Ireland
Burial Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland
Memorial ID 216153571 View Source

Group Captain Ralph Woodcock Gifford Lywood

Son of Colonel Edwin Gifford Lywood and Ethel May Wells, of Bosmere, Suffolk
brother of
Air Vice-Marshal Oswyn George William Gifford Lywood [1895-1957]

He joined the RAF.
Pilot Officer, 20 Dec. 1922, no. 16078
Squadron Leader, 1 Dec. 1936
12 Squadron (Andover), Jan. 1939
1940-41, Air Attache, Dublin
Wing Commander, 1 Jan. 1940
(T) Group Captain, 1 Dec. 1941
Retired, 24 Jan. 1946

The birth of Ralph Woodcock G. Lywood was registered in Bosmere district, Suffolk, in the quarter ended June 1902.

Marriage 1.
The marriage of Ralph W. G. Lywood and Alice M. Smith was registered in Marylebone district, London, in the quarter ended March 1926.
Anne Primrose Lywood Liddell, b. 1929, Alverstoke, Hampshire. d. 26 March 2019, Goodworth Clatford, Andover
m. 7 July 1956, William Adrian Liddell (25 Mar. 1924-14 Dec. 2011)
one son, two daughters

his first wife
Alice Margaret Smith Lywood Pelly 1898-1991
m.1. 1926, Ralph Woodcock Gifford Lywood
m.2. 1947, Lt. Col. Charles Pelly, d. 1952, aged 86

Marriage 2.
The marriage of Ralph W. G. Lywood and Vera M. Johnson, later Bateman, later Lywood was registered in Kensington district, London, in the quarter ended March 1948

Ralph Woodcock Gifford Lywood, aged 50, married, a Group Captain, died on 29 December 1958, at Bruree House, Co. Limerick.
The cause of death was a Coronary Thrombosis, Arterio Sclerosis, Angina Pectoris, certified.
His death was registered on 21 November 1959, by Roderick McLeod, present at death, of Bruree House.

at the time of his death he was living at Scilly, Kinsale, Co. Cork

Vera M. (née Johnson) Lywood died Malvern district, Worcestershire, in the quarter ended June 1968, aged 66.


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Group Captain
born 26th Feb. 1902.
died 29th Dec. 1958


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