100 years ago today Private William Alfred Norris of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry died of wounds. He was 19 years old.

Remembered on the Lychgate memorial.

Rest in peace.

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100 years ago today  three Wellington men who are named on the Lychgate memorial were killed in action;
Lance Corporal John Norman Horton of the London Regiment was 23 years old.
Private William Henry Palmer of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry was 28 years old.
Private George E Rowson MM also of of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry was 20 years old.
Rest in Peace.
100 years ago today 22 year old Private William Newns  and 21 year old Private Thomas William Swift of the Herefordshire Regiment were both killed in action. The young men were neighbours.
Both are remembered on the Lychgate memorial.
Rest in Peace.
100 years ago today Private W Joseph Green of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry died of wounds. He was 21 years old.
Rifleman William Percy Horton of the London Regiment was killed in action on the same day. He was 29 years old.
Both are remembered on the Lychgate memorial.
Rest in Peace.
100 years ago today Lance Corporal John Evans of the Cheshire Regiment was killed in action. He was 2o years old. Remembered on the Lychgate memorial.
Laura Birch, also remembered o the Lychgate memorial, died in a road accident on the same day. She was 23 years old.
Rest in peace.