Commemoration of two great-uncles killed in the First World War.

Fate: Killed inAction Rank: Private Service Number: G/4419 Duty Location: France And Flanders Service: British Army Regiment: buffs (east kent regiment) Battalion: 6th Battalion 6th (Service) Battalion Aug 1914 Formed at Canterbury as part of the First New Army (K1) and then moved to Colchester and Purfleet to join the 37th Brigade of the 12th Division and then moved to Shorncliffe. Feb 1915 Moved to Aldershot. June 1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including 1915 The Battle of Loos. 1916 The Battle of Albert The Battle of Pozieres The Battle of Le Transloy 1917 The First Battle of the Scarpe The Battle of Arleux The Third Battle of the Scarpe The Cambrai operations. 1918 The Battle of Bapaume The First Battle of Arras 1918 The Battle of Amiens The Battle of Albert The Battle of Epehy The Final Advance in Artois 11.11.1918 Ended the war at Rumegies east of Orchies France. Commemorated: France Collections: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 The IWGC/CWGC Registers Collection
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