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- Biography -
- Arthur Maitland Byng -

Unknown person Name : Arthur Maitland Byng

Son of : Arthur Hervey Byng and Florence Fuller Byng (née Maitland) of Wydford, Bellevue Road, Ryde.

(Both parents are buried at Ryde Cemetery (RSHG record))

Born : 26 October 1872, Portsea, Hampshire.

  Census information :

1881 : Arthur and Frances Byng, with their children including Arthur aged 8, are at Rugby House, Lennox Road, Portsea. Arthur Byng is described as a Capt Irish Militia, Retired, Lieut R. N.

1891 : Arthur M Byng, aged 18, is staying with his uncle and aunt, the Stephens, at Bentworth Lodge, Childer Hill, Bentworth, Hampshire.

1901 : Arthur and Frances Byng, with some of their children including Arthur aged 28, are at Wydford, Bellevue Road, Ryde. Arthur H Byng is described as a Retired Naval officer, Arthur M Byng is a Captain in the Royal Fusiliers.

1911 : Arthur M Byng, aged 38, is staying with his uncle and aunt, the Maitlands, at Stansted Hall, Stansted, Essex.
  Service Details :

Captain Arthur Maitland Byng, 4th Bn., Royal Fusiliers.

For Service history see the copy of the entry from de Ruvigny, below.
  Casualty Details :

Died : 14 September 1914, aged 42.

Commemorated at : La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ryde Borough War Memorial WW I
Ryde Holy Trinity Church War Memorial
Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 02

  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :


Saturday, September 26, 1914 Page 2

The late Captain A.M. Byng
In the list of casualties at the front occurs the name of Captain A.M. Byng, of the 4th Royal Fusiliers, a son of Captain A.H. Byng, R.N., of Wydford House, Bellevue Road, for whom we feel sure much sympathy will be extended.
  Further information :

from de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

Wikipedia - Arthur Byng

Wisden Obituaries 1914

Cricket Archive

La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial casualty list

Find a Grave entry including photo

London Gazette 1895

Lords Cricket ground MCC Members World War 1 Memorial (includes biography and photo)

World War Rolls of Honour at Lords

The Royal Fusiliers in the Great War

  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for newspaper and other research.
  Page status :
Page last updated : 20 November 2012 (added to website)


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