Llewelyn Herbert Sanger-Davies
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Regiment: 1st Battalion, Durham Light Infantry
Mother: Rev Joseph & Mrs Harriet Sanger-Davies
Brother: Florian Morgan Sanger-Davies
Address: Gensing Manor, St Leonards
Other Info: According to CWGC, Llewelyn died ranked Captain aged 22 on 1st July 1916. He is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial on panel and face 14a & 15c.
An article published in the Hastings & St Leonards Observer dated 15th July reads: “News has been received of the death ‘while leading his men in a charge’ on July 2nd, of Captain Llewelyn Hubert Sanger-Davies, B.A. Cantab. third son of the late Rev. J Sanger-Davies, Vicar of St Mary Bredin, Canterbury, and Mrs Sanger-Davies of Gensing Manor, St Leonards aged 22.
Educated at Marlborough Collage, and a member of the A.O.T.C., he gained a mathematical exhibition at Trinity College, Cambridge, belonging while there to the Engineering Company. When war broke out he volunteered his services and gained a commission in the Durham Light Infantry, being gazetted captain last January. He had always looked forward to taking Holy Orders and was much loved by his men.”
Published: January 1915
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