Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Michael Dowdeswell

Inscription

In

Memory

Of

Lieut and Adj R.C. Blagrove

6 Batt Duke of

Cornwall's Light Infantry

Killed in action

August 12th 1915

Original grave marker cross from battlefield

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St Michael Dowdeswell

Gloucestershire

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Richard Coore

Blagrove

1891

Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland

12th August 1915

Killed in action when the 6th DCLI were barracked in the cellars and cloisters of Ypres town when intense shelling trapped hundreds of men; Richard lost his life when attempting to save his men, he was caught in the explosion of a massive shell

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Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium

First World War

Lieutenant/Adjutant

6th Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

Originally exhumed from the ruins of the cathedral in Ypres.

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