|22nd October 1914. Alexander Gwyer, D Social, 1897. Captain, 6th Dragoon Guards. Killed in action in the First Battle of Messines
Alexander Gwyer was at Eton for a short time before joining Radley so is also listed on Eton’s War Memorial. He was a career soldier who joined the Dragoons on leaving school in 1902. He was promoted Captain in 1908. In 1912 he retired from active service but rejoined his regiment upon the outbreak of the War.