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Ledbury Cemetery

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Philip John Preece

Killed in action at

St Eloi, France

14th March 1915

Aged 22

A life laid down, a crown well won

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Ledbury Cemetery

Herefordshire

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Philip John

Preece

1893

Ledbury, Herefordshire

14th March 1915

Died of wounds received when the Germans blew three mines underneath 'The Mound' and frontline trenches near the village of St Eloi, near Ypres, Belgium then held by the 2nd DCLI where Philip was - casualties were severe

22

Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

First World War

Private

2nd Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

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