Captain Cecil Domviile Wynter

Regiment: 2nd Batt. Irish Guards
Date published: 28/01/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 05/10/1916
Age at death: 31
Cemetery: Woodhouse Eaves (st. Paul) Churchyard Extension, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Plot: 71
Information: Captain Cecil Domviile Wynter, 2nd Batt. Irish Guards, who died on October 5th of wounds received in action in France on September 27th, was the second son of Colonel and Mrs. Walter Wynter, of Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire. He was in his 32nd year and was educated at Eton. He had served in the South African War with the Sussex Militia, and received the Queen's Medal and two clasps. On the outbreak of the present war he came home from the Argentine, where he had been for some years, and obtained a commission in the Irish Guards, and was promoted Captain in the 2nd Battalion.