Names on East Knoyle War Memorial

Percy Lyulph Wyndham

Surname: Wyndham
Other names: Percy Lyulph
Other people in this story:
George Wyndham
Sibell Mary Wyndham née Lumley
Locations in this story:
Saighton Grange, Chester
La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Ile-de-France, France
Park Lane, London
St. George's, Hanover Square, London, W.1.

Percy Lyulph Wyndham was born on 5th December, 1887 at Saighton Grange, Chester. He was the son of Rt. Hon George Wyndham M.P. and Sibell Mary Wyndham, Countess Grosvenor (nee Lumley). Percy enlisted in the Coldstream Guards in 1909 and was commissioned as a Lieutenant in May, 1910. At the time of the 1911 Census he was living at 35 Park Lane, London, W.1. He married Diana Lister (the daughter of Lord Ribblesdale) at St. George's, Hanover Square, London, on 17th April, 1913. There were no children of the marriage. In the same year Percy's father died. He was awarded the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals. He was missing presumed killed in action whilst serving with the 11 Guards Brigade at the Battle of Aisne, Near Soissons, France, on 9th September 1914 and his name appears on La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Ile-de-France, France. He is remembered on the East Knoyle War Memorial.    

  • East Knoyle War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives