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Robert Lambart Dunville (1893-1931)


The cap badge is the Grenadier Guards',
in which Robert Lambart Dunville
and William Gustavus Dunville
(1900-1956) both served, and so
this could be Robert or William.
Robert Lambart Dunville (1893-1931)  in Life Guards' uniform
Robert Lambart Dunville
(1893-1931)
in the uniform of the Life Guards


Robert Lambart Dunville (1893-1931) in hunting tunic
In hunting tunic
Robert Lambart Dunville (1893-1931) with Patou
With Patou
Bruno the bear
Bruno the bear
Robert Lambart Dunville (1893-1931) with a young zebra
With a young zebra
Coupe Gordon Bennett Medal
AERO CLUB DE BELGIQUE


Coupe Gordon Bennett Medal
DE COUPE GORDON BENNETT
- 1925 -
À R.L. DUNVILLE

This medal was presented to Robert Dunville for taking part in the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett ballooning competition of 1925. John Dunville and Squadron Leader Baldwin were listed as the pilot and co-pilot of Banshee III. Presumably Robert Dunville also flew in Banshee III.

Gordon Bennett Cup Medal
GORDON BENNETT CUP 1926
Gordon Bennett Cup Medal
PRESENTED TO MR. R.L. DUNVILLE PILOT
of the BALLOON “BANSHEE”
by the BRITISH COLONY AT ANTWERP ON
the occasion of the GORDON BENNETT CUP
May 30th 1926

This medal was presented to Robert Dunville for taking part in the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett ballooning competition of 1926. Squadron Leader Baldwin and R.L. Dunville were listed as the pilot and co-pilot of Banshee III.

The photographs of Robert Lambart Dunville in the uniform of the Life Guards, at the top right, and in hunting tunic were very kindly provided by Christopher Dunville, who is a great-grandson of Robert Lambart Dunville, and the 1925 medal was loaned by him.

The photographs of Robert Lambart Dunville with Patou and with the young zebra, and the photograph of Bruno the bear, were very kindly provided by Gordon Thompson (Senior) and Gordon Thompson (Junior), who are a son and a grandson of Tommy Thompson, the Gamekeeper of Redburn House.

See also:

The Dunvilles of Northern Ireland and Dunville's Whisky

Family Tree

Obituary of Robert Lambart Dumville (1893-1931)

Photographs of John Dunville Dunville, CBE, DL (1866-1929), father of Robert Lambart Dunville

Photograph of Violet Anne Blanche Dunville née Lambart (1861-1940), mother of Robert Lambart Dunville

Photographs of John Spencer Dunville, VC (1896-1917), younger brother of Robert Lambart Dunville

Photographs of Redburn House, Holywood, County Down

More Photographs from Redburn House

Pictures of Dunville & Co. Ltd. Buildings


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