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Robert Basil Gwydir

Rank: Chaplain
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Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
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Alternative Address: St. David's Parish, Swansea, Wales.
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Regiment/Unit: Royal Navy
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Date of Death: 30-10-1914
Cause: Lost at sea from H.M.H.S. Rohilla, Whitby, Lancashire
Memorial: Belmont Abbey (St Michael's) Roman Catholic Churchyard, Herefordshire
Information:

The Rev. Robert Basil Gwydir, O.S.B. (Benedictine) was born on 20 January 1867 in Co. Longford.

He was the first chaplain of any faith to die in the Great War.

Parents Names: Son of Robert Clarke Gwydir and Sarah Anne Jackson of Co. Longford.
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Links:

Link to CWGC entry; link to Obituary

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