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Baku 1st sertember 1918

kevan darby

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Pte Alfred. Harold. Pane (8932) A Company 9th RWR, aged 21, 9th Royal Warwick's, the only son of Mr and Mrs A. J. Pane, 57 Pershore Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham. He volunteered for service in 1914, went to Gallipoli in 1915, served in Mesopotamia in 1916 and was severely wounded. After recovery he went to Mesopotamia again. On September 1st 1918 he was reported missing and later reported Killed in action on that date.

Cpl TAYLOR Frederick . Oscar. (1610), Company, 9th Warwicks ( Dunster Force) Killed in action 1/9/18 Baku

Corporal Fred Oscar Taylor, whose home is at 19, White Street, is officially reported to be missing since being in action in Mesopotamia with the Royal Warwick's on 1st September. Previously employed by Messrs J.B. Brooks and Co, Great Charles Street, Birmingham, he enlisted in October 1915 and went on active service a year later. He was admitted to hospital in Mesopotamia on March 31st last year. While acting as a bombing instructor during a period of leave from front line, a bomb accidentally exploded and he was wounded in the feet and left leg. He is 25 years of age and a single man. A brother who is now serving in England has been mentioned in despatches, and was gassed and burned at Cambrai last year.

The Walsall Observer and Staffordshire Chronicle 12th October 1918

Pte A H Pane


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