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Egerton Ward-Boughton-Leigh (1897 - 1960)

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Egerton was born in 1897. He was the son of John Ward-Boughton-Leigh and Alice Herrick.[1]

He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England and was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.

Egerton fought in the First World War, and was mentioned in despatches. He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards.

He married Helen Bendelari (daughter of Fred Bendelari) on 19 September 1927 at St George, Hanover Square, Middlesex, England.[2]

They were divorced in 1934.

He married, secondly, Noeline Cyprienne Catherine Ancram Hare Waller-Bridge (daughter of Reverend Horace FitzHenry Waller-Bridge and Elsie Noëline Waller Ward-Boughton-Leigh) on 19 December 1952 at Marylebone, London, England.[3]

He passed away in 1960 at the age of 62.[4]


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Egerton Boughton-Leigh, 1897; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,"
  2. "England, Middlesex, Westminster, Parish Registers, 1538-1912," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 December 2014), Egerton Boughton-Leigh and Helen Luella Bendelari, 1927, Marriage; from "Parish registers 1539-1945,"
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 October 2014), Egerton Boughton-Leigh and null, 1952; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,”
  4. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2014), Egerton Boughton-Leigh, 1960; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006,"

Census Records

  • "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch ( : 29 August 2015), Egerton Leigh in household of John Hugh Ward Boughton Leigh, Rugby, Warwickshire, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census,"

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