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

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Private Herbert Winfield

Name: Herbert Winfield
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 13 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Eveline, Berks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 3686
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: WINFIELD, HERBERT
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 13/07/1916
Service No: 3686
Additional information: Son of Richard and Ruth Winfield, of 9, The Cloisters, Ewelme, Wallingford, Berks.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 16.
Cemetery: PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE

Lance Corporal Albert Norris

Name: NORRIS, ALBERT
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 29/06/1916
Service No: 200305
Additional information: Son of Sophia Norris, of Warren Row, Henley-on-Thames.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 83 to 85.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Name: Albert Norris
Birth Place: Hurley, Berks
Residence: Wargrave, Berks
Death Date: 29 Jun 1916
Enlistment Location: Henley-On-Thames, Oxon
Rank: L/Corporal
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 200305
Type of Casualty:Killed in action

Please see: Baptism of Fire, 29th June 1916.

Private Joseph Clements

Name: CLEMENTS
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service:Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: “C” Coy. 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 22/07/1916
Service No: 5342
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Clements, of Stokefield Cottages, Pyrton, Watlington, Wallingford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. A. 13.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

“It was a considerable hospital centre, more especially in 1918; the 4th, 10th, 7th Canadian, 9th Canadian and New Zealand Stationary Hospitals, the 7th, 58th (Scottish) and 59th (Northern) General Hospitals, and the 17th, 18th and 1st and 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Stations were all, at some time during the war, quartered in St. Omer.”

Joseph Clements probably died at the 7th General Hospital, which was in St Omer from June 1915 to May 1918.

Name: Joseph Clements
Birth Place: Littleworth, Berks
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 22 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Lewknow, Berks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 5392
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theater of War: Aldershot

Private George Gladstone Burge

Name: BURGE, GEORGE GLADSTONE
Initials: G G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 29/06/1916
Service No: 201969
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 83 to 85.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Name: George Gladstone Burge
Birth Place: Farringdon, Berks
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 29 Jun 1916
Enlistment Location: Farringdon, Berks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 201969
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot

Please see: Baptism of Fire, 29th June 1916.

Private Harry Wigmore

Name: WIGMORE, HARRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 21/08/1917
Service No: 204225
Additional information: Son of Daniel and Sarah Wigmore, of May’s Farm, Wallingford, Berks.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Name: Harry Wigmore
Birth Place: Bucklebury, Berks
Residence: Caversham, Berks
Death Date: 21 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Ewelme, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 204225
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)

I believe his name is listed on the Benson War Memorial.

Private Robert John Stratford

Name: STRATFORD, ROBERT JOHN
Initials: R J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 203434
Additional information: Son of Robert William and Ellen Stratford, of 52, Norfolk Rd., Maidenhead, Berks.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Name: Robert John Stratford
Birth Place: Maidenhead, Berks
Residence: London
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Maidenhead, Berks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203434
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 1794, R. Bucks Hussars.

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)

Private Ernest William Rolfe

Name: Ernest William Rolfe
Birth Place: Cookham, Berks
Residence: Maidenhead, Berks
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Burton-On-Trent, Staffs
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 204409
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 3366, Berks, Yeo.

Private George Albert Missen

Name: George Albert Missen
Birth Place: St. Pancras, Middx.
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Chalvey, Berks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 29025
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: MISSEN, GEORGE ALBERT
Initials: G A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 29025
Additional information: Son of Charles and Alice Jane Missen, of Henry Villa, Alexandra Rd., Chalvey, Slough, Bucks.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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)

Private Francis George Gray

Name: Francis George Gray
Birth Place: Wheathampstead, Herts
Residence: Caversham, Berks
Death Date: 24 Oct 1917
Enlistment Location: Binfield Heath, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 202644
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot

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