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

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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.

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