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Charteris brothers - Aberlady

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 12:32 pm    Post subject: Charteris brothers - Aberlady Reply with quote

A handsomely carved oak plaque to Hugo Francis Charteris, Lord Elcho, who was killed in the Sinai desert in 1916 and his brother, Ivo Alan Charteris, killed near Loos, 1915.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The current Earl of Wemyss and March was on "Antiques Roadshow" this evening showing a private memorial for Ivo Charteris. It is held at the family's English property - Stanway House in Gloucestershire.

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 10:21 am    Post subject: Charteris brothers Reply with quote

Adam , saw that tv programme :

Casualty : CWGC:

Charteris , The Hon Yvo Alan
2nd Lieutenant
Grenadier Guards
1st Bn ( Special Reserve)
age 19
death 17 Oct 1915
son of 11th Earl of Wemyss & Countess of Wemyss of 62 Cadogan Sq London , His BROTHER , LORD ELCHO also fell

Grave L 10
Sailly- Labourse communal cemetery



- Book " No Quarter Given ; Muster roll of Prince Charles Edward Stuart's army 1745 -1746

page 50-54

Cavalry - The lifeguards ( Elcho's & Balmerino's ) and Elcho's Troops : Colonel was
Wemyss, Colonel David, Lord Elcho : Escaped


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 05, 2010 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interesting that the CWGC uses Yvo but the family use Ivo. Here's his brother

CHARTERIS, Lord HUGO FRANCIS
Initials: H F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Gloucestershire Hussars
Age: 32
Date of Death: 23/04/1916
Additional information: Son of the 11th Earl and Countess of Wemyss, of Gosford, Aberlady, Edinburgh; husband of Lady Elcho (nee Lady Violet Catherine Manners (now Lady Violet Benson), of 32, Montagu Square, London, W. His brother, Yvo Alan Charteris also fell.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 3.
Memorial: JERUSALEM MEMORIAL
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