Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

Research and Resources around the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during WWI

Private Henry George Baxter

10th September 1917
“Our Shrapnel Barrage was not good. One of the earliest shells burst just behind the hole from which I stepped. It wounded Rowbotham and Baxter (my two signallers) and destroyed the basket of carrier pigeons.”

Name: BAXTER
Initials: H G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn
Date of Death: 14/09/1917
Service No: 203433
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XIX. B. 6.
Cemetery: LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

Name: Henry George Baxter
Birth Place: Islington, Middx.
Residence: New Court, Middx.
Death Date: 14 Sep 1917
Enlistment Location: Bermondsey, Middx.
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203433
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Comments: Formerly 2201, Royal Bucks Hussars.

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