Captain Bernard Ridley Winthrop-Smith Scots Guards

Captain Bernard Ridley Winthrop-Smith died of wounds received near Ypres whilst serving with 1st Battalion, Scots Guards on 8 November 1914 . He died at Base Hospital, Boulogne, seven days later.

He went to Eton and was initiated into Isaac Newton University Lodge No 859 whilst an undergraduate at Trinity College Cambridge.

He is remembered in a stained glass at St. Matthew’s, Pentrich, Derbyshire and at Eton, and was laid to rest at South Wingfield Park Burial Ground, Derbyshire.

Photo Credit: IWM HU 126570