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Pershore Cemetery

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Also William Henry son of the above

Killed in action May 9th 1918 aged 19

Peace Perfect Peace

Death shadowing us and ours

Jesus has vanquished death

And all its powers

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Pershore Cemetery

Worcestershire

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Henry William

Cosnett

1899

Pershore, Worcestershire

28th May 1918

Died of wounds in action during the Battle of the Bois des Buttes on the Aisne River

19

Marfaux British Cemetery, Marne, France

First World War

Private

2nd Battalion Devonshire Regiment

Originally buried at Montigny-sur-Vesle Cemetery before being identified and re-buried in 1922. The 2nd Devonshire were awarded Battle Honours for the Battle of the Bois des Buttes

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