Lieutenant GUY NAPIER WESTLEY (photo added)

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Rank Lieutenant
Forenames GUY NAPIER
Surname WESTLEY (photo added)
Initials G N
Place of Birth EPSOM, SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Sunday, 05 October 1919
Date of Death Tuesday, 06 June 1944
Age 25
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
Service Number 180302
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment York and Lancaster Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1 Battalion, Hampshire Regiment (50th Northumbrian Division)
Regiment/Unit attached to 1 Battalion, Hampshire Regiment (50th Northumbrian Division)
Military Honours and Awards 1939-1945 Star, Africa Star, Italy Star, France & Germany Star, Defence Medal, War Medal 1939-1945
Place of Burial/Commemoration RYES WAR CEMETERY, BAZENVILLE
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IV. D. 2.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR DARLING SON WHO LEFT THE ARGENTINE JUNE 1940
Family Details SON OF WILLIAM ARTHUR AND LILLIAN VICTORIA WESTLEY, OF OLIVOS, FERROCARRIL CENTRAL ANDINO (FCCA), ARGENTINA.

Additional Information

 

 

Lieutenant GUY NAPIER WESTLEY, undated.1

 

 

Lieutenant GUY NAPIER WESTLEY, undated.2

 

 

Biography of Lieutenant GUY NAPIER WESTLEY.3

 

 

Service record for Lieutenant Guy Napier Westley.

 

 

Transcript of letter, dated 26th July 1944, from Captain Thomas, fellow officer with
1 Battalion, Hampshire Regiment, providing an account
of Lieutenant GUY NAPIER WESTLEY's death.

 

 

Photograph of Lieutenant Guy Napier Westley's headstone,
taken by Romy Wyeth in April 2008.

 

 

References
1. Additional information and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Romy Wyeth.
2. Photograph kindly provided by Mandy McLean, relative of Lieutenant GUY NAPIER WESTLEY.
3. Biography of GUY NAPIER WESTLEY first published in Warriors For The Working Day: Codford During Two World Wars, by Romy Wyeth, p.166. Hobnob Press, Published 2002, isbn 0-946418-12-8. Published by kind permission of Romy Wyeth. Publication available from author. email rosemarywyeth@btinternet.com for details.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Romy Wyeth
Additional photographs provided by: Romy Wyeth, Mandy McLean and Carl Shilleto
Additional information provided by: Romy Wyeth

 

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