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

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Private Harry William Southcott

Name: Harry William Southcott
Birth Place: Radcliffe, Lancs
Residence: Buckingham
Death Date: 3 Jun 1917
Enlistment Location: High Wycombe, Bucks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 202525
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 2875, R. Bucks Hussars.

Picture and the information below from Buckinghamshire Remembers:

Name Harry William SOUTHCOTT
Rank/Number Private   203525
Regiment Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry   2/4th Battalion
Enlisted Buckingham
Age/Date of death 21      03 Jun 1917
How died/Theatre of war Killed in action   France & Flanders
Residence at death High Wycombe
Cemetery Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France 
Grave or Memorial Reference Bay 6 & 7
Location of memorial Wycombe Marsh
Date/Place of birth 09 Feb 1896      Radcliffe, Lancs
Date/Place of baptism
Pre-war occupation of Casualty apprentice engineer
Parents William (late) & Lucy Southcott
Parent’s occupation paper maker
Parents’ Address (last known) 463 London Rd, High Wycombe
Wife’s Address (last known)
Notes formerly 2875 R Bucks Hussars. SDGW gives Service Number as 202525


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