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

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

Private Edward Rackstraw

Name: RACKSTRAW, EDWARD
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 203800
Additional information: Son of Jabez, and Sarah Ann Rackstraw, of Larkhall, Boundary Rd., Wooburn, Bucks.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Name: Edward Rackstraw
Birth Place: Little Marlow, Bucks
Residence: High Wycombe, Bucks
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203800
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

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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