HYTNER, Cyril Lionel

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Army Medical Corps
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
7364289
Born: 
Wednesday, June 18, 1919
Died : 
Wednesday, January 20, 1988
Lance Corporal Cyril Hytner
Lance Corporal Cyril Hytner, RAMC attached to 48RM Commando 'Z' troop, was wounded on D Day.
 
Extract from a letter to him from Doc Winser [more....] 
Dear Hytner, I am very sorry none of us has written to you before but none of us knew where you were so it was a vicious circle. How are you, and is the bad story true that both your arms are bad? I hope not but Dawkins heard this from your landlady. You’ll be glad to know, I think, that the troop still talk about the things you did for them (Pollard is there now and says he can’t compete) and that the 2.i.c., Major Saunders was saying only the other day how bloody well you did on the boat. The only immediate result is that I got an MC because you chaps did so well but I hope you get something more concrete than this . We are all somewhat browned off with foreign parts. Each week there is a new talk about our going home but we have now learned to disregard the lot of them. The Cdo has been doing a useful job all this time and they seem to appreciate it judging by messages from Monty and Dempsey and other odds and sods. Get better quickly and come and see us when we do arrive. Yours, D.M. Winser 
 
Sources
'D' Day Casualty Lists
[Image and letter] John Hytner (son).
 

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