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1916, AUGUST 21st – RELIEVED THE 2/4th ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT IN THE FANQUISSART SECTOR

Laventie, Showing The Fauquissart Sector 1916 From the The Story of the 2/5th Gloucestershire Regiment 1914-1918, by A. F. Barnes, M.C.

Laventie, Showing The Fauquissart Sector 1916
From the The Story of the 2/5th Gloucestershire Regiment 1914-1918, by A. F. Barnes, M.C.

Killed in Action 21st August 1916

1538 Private James Henry Light

War Diary of the 2/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment

1916-08-21

Regiment. 2/4th Royal Berkshire

Location France, Fauquissart

Entry Relieved by 2/4 OXFORD and BUCKS LI. Relief complete at 6pm. Marched into old Billets at LAVENTIE.

Private James Henry Light

Name: LIGHT, JAMES HENRY
Initials: J H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 29
Date of Death: 21/08/1916
Service No: 1538
Additional information: Son of Jesse and Emma Light, of Crazies Hill, Henley-on-Thames.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. F. 4.
Cemetery: LAVENTIE MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE

Name: James Henry Light
Birth Place: Henley-On-Thames, Oxon
Residence: Henley-On-Thames, Oxon
Death Date: 21 Aug 1916
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 1538
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

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