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Lieutenant Charles Sackville Pelham


(1905 - 1906)

Born: 14th August 1887, Hanover Square, London

Died: 30th October 1914, aged 27

Father: Charles Pelham, 4th Earl of Yarborough

Uncle: Victor Ralph Pelham

Uncle: Henry Cornwallis Pelham

Uncle: Dudley Roger Hugh Pelham

Brother: Sackville George Pelham, 5th Earl of Yarborough

Educated: Eton; RMC Sandhurst

Military Service :

Served in the machine gun section of the Royal Horse Guards in WW1. On the 30th of October 1914 the order to withdraw did not reach the machine gun section he was in charge of as well as some other sections and they were cut off. Lord Worsley was first listed as 'Missing', and was officially recorded as dead early in 1915.

He was originally buried at Zandvoorde, now the site of The Household Cavalry Memorial, but exhumed and buried at Ypres Town Cemetery Extension, grave reference II. D. 4.

Further information - The Masonic Great War Project

Wikipedia: Charles Pelham, Lord Worsley

Who's Who: WORSLEY, Lord, Charles Sackville Pelham

Photo of Lord .Worsley

Overall Batting Record


Mat Inn NO Runs Ave HS 0 50 100 4s 6s Ct St RO
Friendly 2 2 0 11 5.5 11 1 0 0 0 0 000
Total 2 2 0 11 5.5 11 1 0 0 0 0 000

Overall Bowling Record

Mat Inn Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Ave Strike RPO Best 3W 5W
Friendly 2 0
Total 2 0

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