Skip to main content

MYTTON, Edward Oliver (1898-1984) – Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars/Worcestershire Regiment

Private Edward Oliver Mytton (1898-1984) moved to Wickhamford after his period of service in the war.  He was born in Ledbury, the son of Walter and Hester Mytton.  His father was a grocer there at the 1911 census.

Edward Mytton enlisted in the Worcestershire Yeomanry (The Queen’s Own Worcestershire Regiment) on 19th September 1914 (No. 2573).  He later transferred to the Worcestershire Regiment (Nos. 20489 and 242532) and was discharged on 3rd September 1919.  He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.  His Service and Pension records do not survive, but he was awarded the Silver War Badge, which was given to wounded servicemen.

He married Alice Louisa Baker in 1923 in Worcester and appears on the 1924 Electoral Register for Wickhamford, when he was living at “20, Pitcher’s Hill” (the present 4 Pitchers Hill.)