Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Swithun Hempsted

Inscription

Also of his brother

Thomas Wood Gough

Killed in action in France July 23rd 1916

Interred in the

British Military Cemetery, Pozieres

Aged 21 years

"In death not divided"

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St Swithun Hempsted

Gloucestershire

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Thomas Wood

Lane

1894

Gloucester, Gloucestershire

23rd July 1916

Reported as missing believed killed in an ordered attack on the German lines near Ovillers-la-Boisselle, Somme, France - the battalion was met by heavy shellfire and machine gunfire without objectives being met

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Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-La-Boisselle, Somme, France

First World War

Corporal

1st/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment

His remains were discovered by a Canadian burial party in mid 1919 and Thomas was re-buried

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