EOD Meynell, Lionel Charles

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  • SURNAME
Meynell
  • FORENAME
Lionel Charles
  • UNIT
9 Bomb Disposal Company,Royal Engineers
  • RANK
Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
93424
  • AWARD
George Medal
  • PLACE
Coventry,England 1940
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 12.7.1914 Wolverhampton
educated St Chad's College
employed in family business Meynell Valves (brass founders)
Sapper R.E. (TA) prewar
commissioned 2Lt RE 2.8.1939
a Field Park Company
9 BD Company 1940
promoted Major 1943
16 BD Company (C.O.)
6 BD Company (CO)
demobilised 1946
rejoined the family business (retired as Chairman 1979)
married Patricia Liddicoat 1950 (predeceased him) (3 children)
died 13.6.2011
 
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