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l/corp w osborne service nmb 204325 8th batt someset light infantry information req
hello I am researching a local war memorial on which
l/corporal w Osborne service number 204325 8th batt somerset light infantry
has a mention he was killed while on a bombing raid October 8th 1918,has anybody the regimental diary for this day if so could they email me any information
Re: l/corp w osborne service nmb 204325 8th batt someset light infantry information req
There is a very detailed discription of the 8th battalions actions on the 8th october in the Regimental history it was all about an atack on Haucourt. pages 333 to 336 in The Somerset Light Infantry 1914-1919 by Edward Wyrall your libary should have or be able to get one failing that try the Rifles office Taunton it is not expensive failing that try amazon or google it is published by Methuen & Co Ltd