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

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Private William John Jones

Name: JONES, WILLIAM JOHN
Initials: W J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 28
Date of Death: 19/07/1916
Service No: 6736
Additional information: Son of William and Annie Jones, of 6, Inkerman St., St. Thomas, Swansea; husband of Florence Jones, of Pontshill, Weston-under-Penyard, Ross, Herefordshire.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: III. B. 16.
Cemetery: RUE-DU-BOIS MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX

Name: William John Jones
Birth Place: Swansea
Residence: Swansea
Death Date: 19 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Weston-Under-Penyard, Hereford
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 6736
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 1347, Welch Regt.

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Private (Signaller) Noah Davies Huzzey (1895 – 1916)

Name: HUZZEY, NOAH DAVIES
Initials: N D
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private (Signaller)
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 21
Date of Death: 29/06/1916
Service No: 6730
Additional information: Son of Albert and Elizabeth Huzzey, of 50, Tyrpenry St., Morriston, Swansea.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 83 to 85.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Name: Noah Davies Huzzey
Birth Place: Morriston, Glam.
Residence: Swansea
Death Date: 29 Jun 1916
Enlistment Location: Morriston, Glam.
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 6730
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 1336, Welch Regt.

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

See: SEION NEWYDD CHAPEL, CLASE ROAD MORRISTON nr SWANSEA

Albert Huzzey born:1844. Died Nov 4th 1902. Elizabeth Huzzey born I think 1847. Died Feb 14th 1920. ??? Huzzey (son) a signaller in the 2/4 Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry Who was killed at Laventie on June 29th 1916 and buried in Bethune Cemetary Northern France aged 21 years.

Private Harry Victor Gardner, M.M.

Name: Harry Victor Gardner
Birth Place: Hove, West Brighton
Residence: Swansea
Death Date: 14 Mar 1917
Enlistment Location: West Mersea, Essex
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 202827
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: M.M.

Name: GARDNER, HARRY VICTOR
Initials: H V
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 14/03/1917
Service No: 202827
Awards: M M
Additional information: Son of John Henry and Kate Gardner, of Mersea, Essex.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.
Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Private Stanley Thomas Evans

Name: Stanley Thomas Evans
Birth Place: Swansea
Residence: Swansea
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 202575
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: EVANS, STANLEY THOMAS
Initials: S T
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 202575
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)

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