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

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Sergeant William Toms (1892 – 1916)

Name: TOMS
Initials: W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd 4th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 03/07/1916
Service No: 3023
Additional information: Husband of M. A. Toms, of 190, Spon St., Coventry.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. A. 12.
Cemetery: LAVENTIE MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE

Name: William Toms
Birth Place: Coventry
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 3 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Coventry
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 3023
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Private Harry Edward Kimberley

Name: KIMBERLEY, HARRY EDWARD
Initials: H E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 12330
Additional information: Husband of Florence Lily Kimberley, of 3, Court, 2, House, Union St., Coventry.
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)

Corporal Frederick Harris

Name: Frederick Harris
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 28 Apr 1917
Enlistment Location: Coventry
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 201083
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: HARRIS, FREDERICK
Initials: F
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Service No: 201083
Additional information: Son of Thomas Henry and Emma Harris, of 17, Grove St., Coventry. A Draughtsman. An old Bablake Schoolboy (Coventry).
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Please see: Raid Fayet, Near St Quentin, 28th April 1917.

Private Walter George Stephen Dervis

Name: Walter George Stephen Dervis
Birth Place: South Hackney, Middx.
Residence: Coventry
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 33003
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot

DERVIS, Private, Walter George Stephen. 33003, formerly 6185, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action, 22nd August, 1917. Born South Hackney, Middx. Enlisted Coventry.

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)

Corporal Alfred Collins

Name: Alfred Collins
Birth Place: Berkswell, Warwicks
Residence: Coventry
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Berkswell, Warwicks
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203973
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: COLLINS, ALFRED
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 203973
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)

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