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Thomas Wilson 11th battalion of sherwood foresters


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Hi I’m looking for any information in diaries for my great grandfather Thomas Wilson , he was killed in le fleurs trench in the Somme on 1st Oct 1916 , he is listed as missing and his name is on the thetfal memorial. I’m looking for any info on how he may have died . He joined up as pals regiment in Mansfield wood house in Nottinghamshire, he’s on that memorial too . 

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Michelle 

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Assembled in Destremont Trench at 0915 1/10/16

Attack on Flers Trench and Flers Support near Le Sars, "A" Coy on the right, "D" on the left, objective taken and consolidated.

Relieved in evening of 2/10 and to Lozenge Wood, 169 casualties.

 

Source:  British Battalions on the Somme

 

John

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