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1917, OCTOBER 27th – IN THE TRENCHES (PROBABLY GAVRELLE TRENCH) NEAR ROEUX

British Officer's Grave near Roeux,  October 27 1917 Rose, Geoffrey K (MC) 1917-10-27 The grave of a British Army officer stands in the foreground, the soil covered with small plants. The grave is marked with a wooden cross topped with a wooden triangle.

British Officer’s Grave near Roeux,
October 27 1917
Rose, Geoffrey K (MC) 
The grave of a British Army officer stands in the foreground, the soil covered with small plants. The grave is marked with a wooden cross topped with a wooden triangle.

Corporal Herbert Maurice Hopkins

Name: Herbert Hopkins
Birth Place: Cardiff
Residence: Cardiff
Death Date: 25 Nov 1917
Rank: Corporal
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 202836
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: HOPKINS, HERBERT MAURICE
Initials: H M
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Corporal
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 25/11/1917
Service No: 202836
Additional information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Hopkin Hopkins, of “Trelawny,” Hastings Place, Cornerswell Gardens, Penarth. Born at Cardiff.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. C. 48.
Cemetery: BROWN’S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX

Private William Richard Davies

Name: DAVIES
Initials: W R
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 1st/4th Bn. (This is a ?)
Age: 21
Date of Death: 25/11/1917
Service No: 202819
Additional information: Son of David F. and Mary Davies, of 12, Bryn Mayrig, Efail Fach, Pontrhydyfen, Port Talbot, Glam.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VII. C. 9.
Cemetery: BROWN’S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX

Name: William Richard Davies
Birth Place: Pontihydfen, Glam.
Residence: Port Talbot, Glam.
Death Date: 25 Nov 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 202819
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot

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