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07/03/2020 The CWGC record Second Lieutenant John Aymard Morton Mansel-Pleydell as the son of Ralph and Marguerite Marie Mansel-Pleydell.
07/03/2020 Johnís uncle, John Morton Mansel-Pleydell, who was born in 1884, was killed in action on 22 September 1916 in World War One.
07/03/2020 Johnís brother, Philip Morton Mansel-Pleydell, served throughout World War Two in the Royal Navy and by the time of his retirement in 1955, he had attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
07/03/2020 Second Lieutenant John Mansel-Pleydell is buried at Aghaloo Roman Catholic Churchyard. The church lies just north of Caledon. His inscription reads: ETERNAL REST GIVE UNTO HIM, O LORD; AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON HIM. AMEN
07/03/2020 Second Lieutenant John Aymard Morton Mansel-Pleydell was serving with the 1/5th Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment when he died on 17th November 1940. He was 19 years old.
07/03/2020 Known family: Ralph Mansel-Pleydell, Marguerite Marie Mansel-Pleydell, John Aymard Morton Mansel-Pleydell (born 22nd November 1920), Philip Morton Mansel-Pleydell (born 16th February 1922), David Gabriel Morton Mansel-Pleydell (born 26th March 1923).
07/03/2020 John Mansel-Pleydell was born on 22nd November 1920.
07/03/2020 Ralph Mansel-Pleydell fought in World War One, where he was mentioned in despatches twice. He gained the rank of Captain in the Royal Field Artillery.
07/03/2020 John Aymard Morton Mansel-Pleydell was the son of Ralph and Marguerite Marie Mansel-Pleydell. Ralph Morton Mansel-Pleydell and Countess Marguerite Marie Louise Barbe Ghislaine d'Ursel were married on 11th February 1920.
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