Saturday, 25 April 2015

Lest We Forget

My father's great uncle - 
Private Herbert John MEREDITH   2nd Battalion, Rifle Brigade, 8th Division
Killed in action age 32 on the 9th May 1915 at the Battle Of Neuve Chapelle at Rouges Bancs near Fromelle. 
Remembered with honour at the Ploegsteert Memorial in Belgium.

My mother's 1st cousin once removed - 
Private Thomas CAUSER 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters
Killed in action age 25 on the 26th September 1916 in the attack on the Schwaben, Zollern and Hessian trenches in The Battle Of Thiepval.
Remembered with honour at the Thiepval Memorial in France

Steve's mother's great uncle - 
Private Frederick James LUCK  1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment
Killed in action age 28 on the 31st July 1917 in The Battle Of Pilckem Ridge, Ypres
Remembered with honour at the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial in Belgium

Steve's mother's great uncle (and brother of above)
Acting Lance Corporal Harry LUCK 11th Battalion, Essex Regiment
Died of wounds age 25 on the 28th May 1918 in The Advance On Flanders, Ypres
Remembered with honour at Esquelbecq Military Cemetery in France

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