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Lieut Patricius George Chaworth-Musters

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Lieut Patricius George Chaworth-Musters

Birth
Akershus fylke, Norway
Death 11 Jan 1915 (aged 26)
Burial Bethune, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Plot II. B. 1.
Memorial ID 56164670 View Source

Pat was born in Norway and educated at Rugby School. He was already a regular soldier at the outbreak of the First World War, having been commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the King's Royal Rifles on 1 October 1907 He was wounded in September 1914 during the retreat from Mons and recovered in Britain before being sent back to active service in France. He was hit by a shell in early January 1915 at La Bassée and severely injured. His right arm was amputated, but he died of blood poisoning a few days later, aged 26. He was buried at Béthune in France. He was posthumously awarded the Military Cross in 1916 for conspicuous gallantry.


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1ST BATTN

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Lieutenant, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Age: 26.


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