The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lieutenant P B S G Monypenny


Lieutenant Phillips Burney Sterndale Gybbon-MONYPENNY, 1st Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action, 28th June 1918.

29th April 1898, born West Bengal, India, son of Herbert D'Arblay Gybbon & Margaret Catherine (nee Sterndale) Monypenny, 5/74 Kensington Gardens Square, London SW.

1911 Census - 2 Burnaby Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire - Ethel Maud Gybbon-Monypenny, head, age 50, single, private means, born Isle of Wight, Hampshire; Robert Arbly Gybbon-Monypenny, nephew, age 18, single, school, born Bengal, India; Herbert Reginald Gybbon-Monypenny, nephew, age 15, single, school, born Bengal, India; Phillips Burney S Gybbon-Monypenny, nephew, age 12, school, born Bengal, India; Bertie Cranfield Gybbon-Monypenny, nephew, age 10, school, born Bengal, India; Mary Elizabeth Wray, servant, age 40, widow, general servant domestic, born Kempston, Bedfordshire.

28th August 1916, posted BEF.

12th October 1923, Probate - Phillips Burney Sterndale Gybbon-Monypenny of 5/74 Kensington Gardens Square, Middlesex, died 28th June 1918, in France. Administration  London 12th October to Herbert D'Arblay Gybbon-Monypenny, tea planter. Effects £161 17s 3d.

Buried at Thiennes British Cemetery, Row D. Grave 1, France. Commemorated inside St Mary the Virgin Church, High Street, Rolvenden, Ashford, Kent.

Victoria College, Jersey, Great War Book of Remembrance.


London Gazette 6th April 1916.

The under mentioned Gentleman Cadets, from the Royal Military College, to be Second Lieutenants. Dated 7th April, 1916:

Royal West Kent Regiment - Phillips Burney Sterndale Gybbon Monypenny

London Gazette 1st January 1918.

His Majesty the KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the under mentioned rewards for distinguished service in the Field. Dated 1st January 1918.

Awarded the Military Cross : 2nd Lieutenant t Phillips Burney Sterndale Gybbon Monypenny, Royal West Kent Regiment.

London Gazette 28th January 1918.

Royal West Kent Regiment. - The under mentioned 2nd Lieutenants to be Lieutenants: 7th October 1917:

P. B. S. G. Monypenny

London Gazette 30th December 1919


In pursuance of “The Regimental Debts Acts 1893” notice is hereby given that there is available for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled the sum of money set opposite to the name of each of the deceased Officers, and Soldiers and Airmen named in the lists which are published with this notice in the London Gazette and the “Army List” and are also to be seen at the Regimental Depots throughout the United Kingdom.

Applications from persons supposing themselves entitled as Next of Kin should be addressed by letter to Secretary, War Office, Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London, SW7 and marked outside “Effects”

War Office December 30th  1919                                                               R H BRADE

List CCCCCXXX of the names of deceased Officers and Soldiers whose Personal Estate is held for distribution amongst the Next of Kin or others entitled - Effects 1918-1919.

Moneypenny P B S G, MC., Lieutenant, Royal West Kent Regiment.        £72    16s    7d

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