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

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Private Herbert Winfield

Name: Herbert Winfield
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 13 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Eveline, Berks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 3686
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: WINFIELD, HERBERT
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 32
Date of Death: 13/07/1916
Service No: 3686
Additional information: Son of Richard and Ruth Winfield, of 9, The Cloisters, Ewelme, Wallingford, Berks.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: I. C. 16.
Cemetery: PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE

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Private Ernest Hicks

Name: Ernest Hicks
Birth Place: Chalgrove, Oxon
Residence: Wallingford, Berks
Death Date: 6 Aug 1916
Enlistment Location: Chalgrove. Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 202292
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: HICKS, ERNEST
Initials: E
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 06/08/1916
Service No: 202292
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 83 to 85.
Memorial: LOOS MEMORIAL

Private Joseph Clements

Name: CLEMENTS
Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service:Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: “C” Coy. 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 26
Date of Death: 22/07/1916
Service No: 5342
Additional information: Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Clements, of Stokefield Cottages, Pyrton, Watlington, Wallingford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. A. 13.
Cemetery: LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY

“It was a considerable hospital centre, more especially in 1918; the 4th, 10th, 7th Canadian, 9th Canadian and New Zealand Stationary Hospitals, the 7th, 58th (Scottish) and 59th (Northern) General Hospitals, and the 17th, 18th and 1st and 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Stations were all, at some time during the war, quartered in St. Omer.”

Joseph Clements probably died at the 7th General Hospital, which was in St Omer from June 1915 to May 1918.

Name: Joseph Clements
Birth Place: Littleworth, Berks
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 22 Jul 1916
Enlistment Location: Lewknow, Berks
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 5392
Type of Casualty: Died of wounds
Theater of War: Aldershot

Private Harry Wigmore

Name: WIGMORE, HARRY
Initials: H
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Age: 27
Date of Death: 21/08/1917
Service No: 204225
Additional information: Son of Daniel and Sarah Wigmore, of May’s Farm, Wallingford, Berks.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 96 to 98.
Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Name: Harry Wigmore
Birth Place: Bucklebury, Berks
Residence: Caversham, Berks
Death Date: 21 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Ewelme, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 204225
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

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)

I believe his name is listed on the Benson War Memorial.

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