Wars Last Goodbyes
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St John the Baptist Ruardean

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Also of Richard their son

Killed in action in France Aug 25 1918

Aged 37 years

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St John the Baptist Ruardean

Gloucestershire

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Richard

Vaughan

1881

Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

21th August 1918

Killed in action probably by machine gun fire in a battalion attack on the German trenches at Ecoust-St-Mein in thick mist - the tanks got lost, the wire wasn't cut and they were cut down by machine gun fire when they attempted to get through the German wire

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