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Lieutenant Gerald David Lomax, Welch Regiment

Second┬áLieutenant David Lomax is commemorated on a brass plaque at St Marylebone Church, London NW1. It mentions that he was attached to the 2nd Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment, when he was mortally wounded at Fromelles in May 1915. It also … Continue reading

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Missing Australian soldiers identified at Fromelles

The CWGC has erected headstones to mark the graves of five newly identified Australian soldiers of World War I. Private William Barber, Private Thomas William Francis, Private William O’Donnell, Private Thomas Henry Bills and Private John Gordon McKenzie, were among … Continue reading

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World War I losses link French and English villages

The inhabitants of the French village of Fromelles have decided to start an association to create links with the Buckinghamshire village of the Lee. Newspaper La Voix du Nord Nine reports that nine soldiers from the Lee died in the … Continue reading

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