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7297 Private, Somerset Light Infantry, Died 4th Aug 1914, aged 27
Although not a casualty as a result of enemy action, Joseph Viles bears the distinction of being the first British soldier to die after Britain went to war; the first of many. ~May you rest in peace~
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