Charles Wylie (officer)

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Charles Geoffrey Wylie OBE (December 24, 1919 – July 18, 2007) was a British Army lieutenant colonel who served with 10th Ghurka Rifles [1] and was the organising secretary to the 1953 British Mount Everest expedition.[2]

Wylie was also an early member of the Army Mountaineering Association, membership number 142, joining in April 1958 shortly after the Association's inauguration in 1957. He was appointed OBE in the 1995 New Year Honours.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Supplement to the London Gazette". The London Gazette. 19 December 1961. p. 9291. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Wylie". The Telegraph. 27 Jul 2007. Retrieved 23 April 2016.