Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St John the Baptist Eastnor

Inscription

This wooden cross marked the grave

Of Staff Captain

Reginald Somers-Cocks MC

26th Infantry Brigade attached Somerset Light Infantry

In Lijssenhoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe

From 1918 to 1922

He was killed by a shell at Ouderdom near Kemmel Hill

On April 28th 1918 - aged 23 years

RIP

On wall below original wooden grave marker in Eastnor Church, Herefordshire

Place of Inscription

St John the Baptist Eastnor

Herefordshire

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Reginald

Somers-Cocks

24th July 1894

Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset

24th April 1918

Killed by a high explosive shell whilst seeking shelter for his men outside Ouderdom, Belgium

23

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium

First World War

Captain (Staff Captain)

7th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry

26th Infantry Brigade

Military Cross

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