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1916, JULY 4th – RELIEVED BY THE 2/4th GLOCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

Extracted From The Regimental Chronicles of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

The Battalion was relieved on the 4th July by the 2/4th Gloster Regiment, and went into billets at Riez Bailleul for rest.

KILLED IN ACTION JULY 4th 1916

5648 Private Walter Taplin

Private Walter Thomas Taplin

Name: TAPLIN, WALTER THOMAS
Initials: W T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: “B” Coy. 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 04/07/1916
Service No: 5648
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Taplin, of Oakley, Brill, Bucks.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. C. 26.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

Name: Walter Taplin
Birth Place: Oakley, Bucks
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 4 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Oakley, Bucks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 5648
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

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