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2nd November 1887
25th September 1917
Killed in action in the closing of the Battle of Menin Road Ridge - the 2nd Worcesters were relieving several battalions on the frontline near Menin Road/Polygon Wood and more particularly Inverness Copse (all mud, trench holes, broken trees) when the Germans counter-attacked with heavy artillery fire. When the 2nd Worcesters were withdrawn on the 28th September after four days - casualty figures were 208 other ranks from 567 and 9 officers from 21. Albert was one of those men whose body was then churned up in the mud and blood obliterated by shellfire.
Tyne Cot Memorial, Flanders, Belgium
First World War
2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment