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Soldier Details

Forenames: Cyril Richard
Date of Death: Sunday, 15th August 1915
Regiment: Bedfordshire
Battalion: 1st/5th
Company: -
Rank: Lieutenant
Number: -
Cause of death: Killed in action
Age: 25
Born: -
Enlisted: -
Resident: Harpenden
Theatre of War: Gallipoli
Buried/Commemorated: Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey
Grave/Memorial Details: Special Memorial 14
Further information: Son of the late Richard Lydekker, F.R.S., and Lucy Marianne Lydekker, of Harpenden Lodge (The Lodge), Harpenden, Herts. Educated at Haileybury College.
National Roll Information: -
Newspaper Articles: -
Regimental Letters/Books: "A gallant officer beloved by his men."
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