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B Coy, 9th Bn, Devonshire Regitment, at Loos


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Wonder if anyone with an interest in the Devonshires can assist.

I'm trying to get a better idea of the potential circumstances surrounding the death of a relative, and so am gathering information about the fighting at Loos on September 30, 1915. My specific interest is the involvement that day of B Company of the 9th battalion.



FYI: the soldier, a signaller, was William Henry Harris, who had enlisted in Swansea.

CWGC details:


Initials: W

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Private

Regiment/Service: Devonshire Regiment

Unit Text: "B" Coy. 9th Bn.

Age: 28

Date of Death: 30/09/1915

Service No: 14096

Additional information: Son of William Henry Harris, of Barnstaple, Devon; husband of Gertrude Easton (formerly Harris), of 210, High St., High Barnet, Herts.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 35 to 37.


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