Published By John Davies
Captain John R Thornycroft (CWGC) (John Ralph Mylton(sic) THORNYCROFT)
Captain John R Thornycroft. 3 Bn attd. 1 Bn The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 21 October 1914. Menin Gate.
Captain Edward GM Thornycroft (CWGC) (Edward Gerald Mytton THORNYCROFT)
Captain Edward GM Thornycroft. King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment. Attd. 4 Bn King’s African Rifles. 12 September 1914. Kissi Loma Military Cemetery, Kenya.
John (Ralph) born 1885, Edward (Gerald) born 1886, both at Harrogate. Mother Frances (1891) a widow. Father Rev J Mytton Thornycroft. Brother Edward. living at Great Suaghall, Cheshire.
1901 John and Edward students at Haileybury College, Hertfordshire.
1911 John – a Lodger at Middle Chipley Nr Wellington Somerset. A Captain, special reserve of Officers, Land Agent
Edward – not found
De Ruvigny Roll of Honour. Lieut. KO(RLR) & 4th King’s African Rifles. Son of the late Rev J Mytton and Mrs M Morris of Glensmore, Queenstown. Born 7 July 1886. Commissioned Lieut. RLR 16 August 1905 and promoted 1st Lieutenant 2 November 1907, posted 30 December 1909 appointed local Captain 30 May 1912 served in the European War and was KIA near Kisumu British East Africa 13 Sept 1914.