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

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Corporal Frank Hedley Lawrence Upfold

Name: UPFOLD
Initials: F H L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 14/07/1916
Service No: 1973
Additional information: Son of Mr. J. W. Upfold, of 20, Grove Hill Rd., Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 15.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: Frank Hedley Lawrence Upfold
Birth Place: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 14 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Turnbridge Wells, Kent
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 1973
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

Private Ernest Walter Sutton

Name: SUTTON, ERNEST WALTER
Initials: E W
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: 203535
Additional information: Son of William and Charlotte Elizabeth Sutton, of 87, South Eastern Rd., Ramsgate.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Name: Ernest Walter Sutton
Birth Place: Ramsgate, Kent
Residence: New Court, Middx.
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Ramsgate, Kent
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203535
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 2777, 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 William John Murphy

Name: MURPHY, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Service No: 203502
Additional information: Son of William and Caroline Murphy, of 104, Mitcham Rd., East Ham, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Name: William John Murphy
Birth Place: Woolwich, Kent
Residence: New Court, Middx.
Death Date: 28 Apr 1917
Enlistment Location: West Ham, Essex
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203502
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 3015, R. Bucks Hussars.

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

Private John Douglas Golding

Name: John Douglas Golding
Birth Place: Mottingham, Kent
Residence: Buckingham
Death Date: 10 Sep 1917
Enlistment Location: Mortlake, Surrey
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203489
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 2735, R. Bucks Hussars.

Name: GOLDING, JOHN DOUGLAS
Initials: J D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 10/09/1917
Service No: 203489
Additional information: Son of Frank G. and Jane Golding, of 53, Cowley Rd., Mortlake, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

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