Lytton Leonard Boyne
Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment
Father: Mr Leonard Boyne
Other Info: Wounded at the Battle of the Marne. He is the son of the famous actor (pictured below). When his son was shot he received a postcard from Lieutenant-Colonel Montressor, who was killed in the next action. On the postcard was the following message; “Your son’s wound is in the right leg, and a severe one. We are debarred from giving particulars. Your son has done fine work for the Regiment, and we shall miss him badly.”
Additional information from the Lives of the First World War website.
Published: October 1914
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