Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

Coleford Cemetery

Inscription

Also of Arthur William Eagles

Killed in action at Pozieres

22nd July 1916 aged 21 years

"They are not dead but only lie sleeping

In the sweet refuge of their master's breast

And far away from sorrow, toil and weeping

They are not dead, but only taking rest"

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Coleford Cemetery

Gloucestershire

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Arthur William

Eagles

1895

Cinderford, Gloucestershire

23rd July 1916

Killed in action in an attack on the German lines near Ovillers-la-Boisselle, Somme, France - the battalion was met by heavy shellfire and machine gunfire without objectives being met

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Private

1st/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment

Initially posted as missing before his death was confirmed

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