ALFRED STANHOPE O'DWYER
Born Cheadle Hulme 1887
Son of Stanhope & Maud O'Dwyer of 'Glencoin', Bramhall Lane, Bramhall, Cheshire
> Manchester Grammar School 1909-11
> Sandbach Grammar School where he gained a scholarship to read Holy Orders
> University College of North Wales, Bangor University where he was a member of the O.T.C.
His nick-name was "Laddie"
Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 26/8/15 into the Royal Warwickshire Regiment
To France 4/3/16 & served with 14th Royal Warwicks Regt '1st Birmingham Pals'
KIA F&F 29/7/16
Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme
Also commemorated in the UK on:
> Bramhall War Memorial
> St.Michael and All Angels Parish WW1 Memorial
> Sandbach Grammar School WW1 Plaque
> University College of North Wales War Memorial
Note: There is speculation that he may have been killed during the 14th Royal Warwick's attack on Wood Lane, east of High Wood on 30/7/16
For more details & his images - Click Here (scroll down to pages 5 & 6)
His Officers Papers exist at TNA but we have not checked them; Ref: WO 339/42306
With copy of his Medal Index Card, Officers Died and CWGC details plus supporting research documentation
Condition: With 2 x 'WA' Woolwich Arsenal stamps on reverse, GVF