Wars Last Goodbyes
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Christchurch Cemetery Newport

Inscription

Also of 2nd Lieut

George Davey Howells

Killed in action near Ypres

28th February 1918

Aged 22 years

Buried at Langemarck

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Christchurch Cemetery Newport

Monmouthshire

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George Davey

Howells

1895

Newport, Monmouthshire

28th February 1918

Killed by a shell explosion from a British gun which fell short; it was firing in support of a raid by the 15th Cheshire whom George was attached near Memling Farm, Langemarck - his servant and one other were killed

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Cement House Cemetery, Langemarck, Belgium

First World War

Second Lieutenant

1st/1st Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment

15th Battalion Cheshire Regiment

His brother Gilbert gave funds to the University of London for a prize to be awarded every five years to the best book on Ear, Nose and Throat medicine - which still exists! He also served with the Artists Rifles, 28th London Regiment

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