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

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Lance Corporal William Merritt (Merrith)

Name: William Merrith
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Temple Cowley, Oxon
Rank: L/Corporal
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 267405
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 267405
Additional information: Son of Mr. W. A. Merritt, of 92, Crescent Rd., Cowley, Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: 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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One thought on “Lance Corporal William Merritt (Merrith)

  1. Malcolm on said:

    I wonder if you know where Lance Corporal William Merritt was killed, he is commemorated at Tyne Cot

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