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

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Private George Edward (Edwin) Lovell Simpson

Name: SIMPSON, GEORGE EDWIN LOVELL
Initials: G E L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 19/07/1916
Service No: 4317
Additional information: Son of William Joseph and Elizabeth Simpson, of 30, Marlborough Rd., Grandpont, Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. D. 3.
Cemetery: LAVENTIE MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE

Name: George Edward L. Simpson
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 19 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Osney, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 4317
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Private Frederick Sidney Elliott

Name: ELLIOTT, FREDERICK SIDNEY
Initials: F S
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn.
Age: 18
Date of Death: 16/08/1916
Service No: 5392
Additional information: Son of Herbert and Elizabeth Elliott, of 58, Abbey Rd., Osney, Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Name: Frederick Sidney Elliott
Birth Place: Trowbridge, Wilts
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 16 Aug 1916
Enlistment Location: Osney, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 5392
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot

Sergeant Alfred Mobey

Name: Alfred Mobey
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Osney, Oxon
Rank: Sergeant
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 201057
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: MOBEY, ALFRED
Initials: A
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Serjeant
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 24
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 201057
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Mobey, of 24, Barrett St., Osney, Oxford.
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 Harry Harbud

Name: Harry Harbud
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 28 Apr 1917
Enlistment Location: Osney, Oxon
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 201477
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: HARBUD, HARRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Service No: 201477
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 Stanley George Dade Covey

Name: COVEY, STANLEY GEORGE DADE
Initials: S G D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: “D” Coy. 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Service No: 200445
Additional information: Son of George Harry and Annie Covey, of 19, Barrett St., Osney, Oxford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Name: Stanley George Covey
Birth Place: Trowbridge, Wilts
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 28 Apr 1917
Enlistment Location: Osney, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 200445
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

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

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