RENDEL, Andrew James. M.C.

RENDEL, Andrew James. M.C. †  ≠  Capt (Acting Maj) RFA. Commissioned 1907, went to France Autumn 1914, awarded M.C. Spring 1916, and shortly afterwards was wounded by shell-shock, Returned to active service early 1917. Died of wounds received on the same day; 29/7/1917. Buried Noeux les Mines Communal Cemetery, near Bethune, France. b1888 Kensington, London, a grandson pf Sir Alexander Rendel, he was educated at Rugby and the Royal Miltary Academy. As a Lieutenant, he married Gladys Louise Romer, b 1889 Marylebone, London, at Hathersage Church on 17/5/1913, while she was living at Nether Hall. Mr & Mrs Fairholme of Nether Hall were witnesses. Two sons of Capt H. A. Hamilton acted as page boys, as reported in SDT 19/5/1913 p9. His obituary was in the Army & Navy Gazette, 7/7/1917 p10 and his photo appeared in the Illustrated London News on 28/7/1917 p18.