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

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

Private Albert Thomas Childs

Name: Albert Thomas Childs
Birth Place: Cosgrove, Northants
Residence: Buxton, Derby
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Cosgrove, Northants
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 14783
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Initials: A T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 14783
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference Panel 96 to 98.

From: http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Northamptonshire/Cosgrove.html

Private 14783, 2nd/4th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. Killed in action Wednesday 22nd August 1917 in France & Flanders. Born and resident Cosgrove, enlisted Buxton, Derbyshire. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 96 to 98.

Please see:

The Attack on Pond Farm, 22nd August, 1917

The Attack On Pond Farm and Other Strong Posts, 21st -24th August 1917

Attack on Strongpoints, South East of St. Julian, 22nd August 1917

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele)


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