Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

St Mary Wedmore

Inscription

To the glory of God

And in loving remembrance of

Wm. George (Billy) Bown

2nd Lieut. Machine Gun Corps.

Who left with the Wedmore Troop 4th August 1914

Served with the West Somerset Yeomanry in

Gallipoli  1915, fell in action near Ypres

July 31st 1917 aged 24 years

Erected by his loving and devoted wife Jess

'To be with Christ which is far better'

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St Mary Wedmore

Somerset

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William George

Bown

1893

Motcombe, Dorset

31st July 1917

Passchendaele ridge, Ypres, Belgium

24

Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium

First World War

Second Lieutenant

44th Company Machine Gun Corps

West Somerset Yeomanry

Known as Billy

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