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 Henry Thomas

Name: THOMAS, HENRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 25/07/1916
Service No: 3553
Additional information: Son of William and Louisa Thomas, of 93, Charles St., Iffley Rd., Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XI. B. 21.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: Henry Thomas
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 25 Jul 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 2553
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

Private George Morris

Name: MORRIS, GEORGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 5459
Additional information: Son of John Thomas Morris, of The Green, Bletchington, Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. P. 73.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: George Morris
Birth Place: Bletchington, Oxon
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 1 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Bletchington, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 5459
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

Private Charles Montague Lord

Name: LORD, CHARLES MONTAGUE
Initials: C M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 07/07/1916
Service No: 5448
Additional information: Son of Charles James and Lizzie Lord, of 9A, St. Aubyns, Hove, Brighton. Native of Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 2.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: Charles Montague Lord
Birth Place: Oxford
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 7 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Hone, Sussex
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 5448
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

Private Percival Gordon Lines

Name: Percival Gordon Lines
Birth Place: Oxford
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 1 Jul 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 5346
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

Name: LINES, PERCIVAL GORDON
Initials: P G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 23
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Service No: 5346
Additional information: Son of Lollisa Lines, of 3, Albion Place, Bath St., St. Clements, Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. Q. 72.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: GALE, ALBERT THOMAS
Initials: A T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 14/07/1916
Service No: 6720
Additional information: Son of Richard H. and Lily Gale, of 79, Donald St., Roath Park, Cardiff.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: V. B. 17.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: Albert Thomas Gale
Birth Place: Roath, Glam.
Residence: Cardiff
Death Date: 14 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Roath, Glam.
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 6720
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Comments: Formerly 1165, Welsh Regt.

Lance Sergeant Victor Maurice Elliott

Name: ELLIOTT, VICTOR MAURICE
Initials: V M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: “B” Coy. 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 29/06/1916
Service No: 3554
Additional information: Son of George and Harriet Elliott, of 107, Oakhill Rd., Putney, London. Native of Tydd St. Mary, Lincs.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. P. 71.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: Victor Maurice Elliott
Birth Place: Tydd St. Mary, Lincoln
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 29 Jun 1916
Enlistment Location: E. Putney, Surrey
Rank: L/Sergeant
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 3554
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

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

PETERBOROUGH CATHEDRAL, ST PETER’S TRAINING COLLEGE WAR MEMORIAL

The memorial is to the Old Boys of St Peter’s College, Peterborough who gave their lives in World War 1. It is to be found within St Sprite‚Äôs Chapel, Peterborough Cathedral, and takes the form of a stone tablet with a curved top, the arms of the city are carved, and painted, above the inscription in red. A inverted, gold sword is carved between the two columns of names. Dates shown thus 1900-01 are the dates the individual attended the college.

Lance Sergeant Victor Maurice Elliott
3554 Lance Serjeant “B” Coy. 2nd/4th Bn Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry. Born Tydd St Mary, Lincs Enlisted Oxford Resident East Putney, Surrey. Died of wounds 29th June 1916. Age 29. Son of George and Harriet Elliott, of 107, Oakhill Rd., Putney, London. Buried MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY Grave VI.P.71. 1906-1907

Private Percy Heber Ball

Name: BALL, PERCY HEBER
Initials: P H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: “C” Coy. 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 29/06/1916
Service No: 5341
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ball, of 50, James St., Cowley Rd., Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. P. 72.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Name: Percy Ball
Birth Place: Oxford
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 29 Jun 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 5341
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds

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

Leonard Adams

Name: ADAMS, LEONARD
Initials: L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn
Age: 19
Date of Death: 27/08/1918
Service No: 34316
Additional information: Son of Mr. C. W. and Mrs. E. A Adams, of 87, Shirley Rd., Southampton.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. F. 31.
Cemetery: MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

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