Soldiers of the First World War database entry - G.G. Chrysler
SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 16 AUGUST, 1917; Issue number: 30234, Page number: 8392
Capt. Geoffrey Gordon Chrysler, Inf. - For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in leading his company into action through very heavy fire. Though very seriously wounded he remained in command, setting a splendid example to all ranks and very largely promoting the success of the attack. He had been wounded on two previous occasions.
Congratulations are extended to Lieut.-Colonel G.G. Chrysler, M.C., V.D., on his recent promotion to command the Governor General's Foot Guards. Lieut.-Colonel Chrysler served in The R.C.R. from 26th December, 1905 to 29th November, 1910.
Major W.G. Wurlete, M.C., has succeeded Lt.-Col. G.G. Chrysler, M.C., as Officer Commanding of the Governor General's Foot Guards. Both have served with the Regiment.
Date of Birth - 15 Dec 1880