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

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Company Sergeant Major Cecil Amos Witney

Name: WITNEY
Initials: C A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Company Serjeant Major
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 07/04/1917
Service No: 200230
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 41.
Cemetery: VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY

Name: Cecil Amos Witney
Birth Place: Stokenchurch, Bucks
Residence: Thame, Oxon
Death Date: 7 Apr 1917
Enlistment Location: Stokenchurch, Bucks
Rank: C.S.M.
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 200230
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Company Sergeant Major 200230, 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 7th April 1917. Born and resident Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire, enlisted Thame. Buried in VADENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, MAISSEMY, Aisne, France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 41.

Please see: The Good Friday Attack of 6th April 1917

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2 thoughts on “Company Sergeant Major Cecil Amos Witney

  1. waywarddave on said:

    This was my Great Uncle. I am looking into how he came to be killed. If anyone has some info please drop me a line. Thanks.

    • alandbower on said:

      Dear David, I’ve done a little research and will put together two blog posts on what lead to his death. I do know he was the “A” Company Sergeant Major. Do you have any photographs of him that I can use for this blog and a book I’m working on?

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