Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St John the Baptist Ruardean

Inscription

Also of

J. Sidney Wilce

Killed in action

November 1916 Aged 27 years

Also of

Ernest E. Wilce

Killed in action

November 1917 Aged 20 years

Place of Inscription

St John the Baptist Ruardean

Gloucestershire

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John Sydney

Wilce

1891

Cinderford, Gloucestershire

5th November 1916

Killed in action in an attack out of Hog's Back Trench as part of the Battle of Le Transloy - the battalion was held up with heavy shellfire and machine gun fire - a hundred of his fellow comrades were lost

25

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

First World War

Private

2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

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