Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

Evesham Cemetery

Inscription

In loving memory of

Pte Horace Spires

9th Worc Regt

Who died in Victoria War Hospital

Bombay, India 15th Feby 1917

Aged 33 years


Too dearly loved in life to be forgotten in death


Erected by his sorrowing wife

Place of Inscription

Evesham Cemetery

Worcestershire

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Horace

Spires

1883

Evesham, Worcestershire

15th February 1917

Died at Victoria War Hospital, Bombay probably from disease

33

Kirkee War Cemetery, Poona, India

Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, Poona, India

First World War

Private

9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

Originally buried at Sewri Christian Cemetery in Bombay before being transferred with all others to Kirkee War Cemetery where the war casualties were buried in one mass grave between the graves and memorial - they are also remembered on the memorial as a consequence. Horace sometimes has the surname Spiers as well as Spires

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