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WWI Plaque & 1915 Trio. Louis Christopher Williams. C Coy 21st Manchester Regiment. 6th City Pals. KIA July 1916. Bazentin, Le Petit Wood

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A ww1 memorial plaque named Louis Christopher Williams

1915 star 19304 pte l c Williams manch r .

Bwm l c Williams man  ( looks to have been partially erased but undoubtedly his ).

Victory 19304 pte l c Williams manch r .

Louis was born 1894 .

His mother Mrs Martha Williams lived at 9 Higham St,  Oldham Road,  Manchester.

He served with 21st Battalion Manchester who were 6th City Pals.

The battalion marched to manetz halte on 13th July and bivouacked for the night .

The next day they moved forward to sabot copse.

C Coy was sent forward to reinforce troops attacking Bazentin- le – petit Wood this was the action in which Louis was killed aged 22 .

 

We can only surmise that at some point the family decided to sell or pawn the British War medal so removed some details from rim .

WWI Plaque & 1915 Trio. Louis Christopher Williams. C Coy 21st Manchester Regiment. 6th City Pals. KIA July 1916. Bazentin, Le Petit Wood
£300.00

Availability: 1 in stock

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