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Lieutenant Raymond Wallis Rundle

Lieutenant Raymond Wallis Rundle

Army Number : n/a

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born 4th September 1895, art Tunstall Hall, Naini Tal, India. Son of Colonel G. R. T. Rundle, C.B. and R.F.A. and Mrs. Rundle of Ladbrook House, Ermington, South Devon. He was educated at Blundell's School and the R.M.C., Sandhurst which he entered in January 1914. In October 1914 he was gazetted Second Lieutenant and posted to the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment. He went to France at the end of the same month, and until March 1915 Was attached to the 1st Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, having been promoted Temporary Lieutenant in January, in which rank he was confirmed in March, 1915. He was present with his Regiment at the battle of Neuve Chapelle, France, but was killed in action, 9th May 1915, aged 19, whilst leading his platoon in action at Rouges Bancs, France. He was reported as 'missing' and it was not until the 28th July 1915, that his body was recovered and buried near Fleurbaix, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, France. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 30.