Three family members lost in France WW1

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    Remembered Holy Cross Churchyard,Greenford,Middlesex

    Serjeant LIGHT, WILLIAM ALBERT
    Service Number 9035

    Died 08/05/1915

    1st Bn.
    King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
    YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

    Lance Corporal LIGHT, W
    Service Number 8804

    Died 02/05/1918

    1st Bn.
    East Surrey Regiment

    attd. 95th Trench Mortar Bty.
    MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

    Air Mechanic 1st Class BANFIELD, HORACE
    Service Number 13652

    Died 13/12/1918

    Aged 23

    No. 1 Reserve Lorry Park
    Royal Air Force

    Son of Horace and Lucy Banfield, of 41, Field Rd., Greyhound Rd., Hammersmith, London.
    DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY, CUINCY

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  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919
    Name: William Albert Light
    Birth Place: Surbiton, London
    Death Date: 8 May 1915
    Death Place: France and Flanders
    Enlistment Place: London
    Rank: Sergeant
    Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
    Battalion: 1st Battalion
    Regimental Number: 9035
    Type of Casualty: Killed in action
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

    Name: Walter Light
    Birth Place: Surbiton, Surrey
    Residence: Saltash, Cornwall
    Death Date: 2 May 1918
    Death Place: France and Flanders
    Enlistment Place: Plymouth, Devon
    Rank: L Corporal
    Regiment: East Surrey Regiment
    Battalion: 1st Battalion
    Regimental Number: 8804
    Type of Casualty: Killed in action
    Theatre of War: Western European Theatre


    UK, Royal Air Force Airmen Records, 1918-1940
    Name: Horace Banfield
    Gender: Male
    Age: 20
    Birth Date: 4 Nov 1895
    Birth Place: Fulham, London, England
    Service Date: 11 Nov 1915
    Service Number: 13652
    Father: Horace Banfield
    Next of Kin: Horace Banfield
    Relation to Airman: Father

    Name: Horace Banfield
    Gender: Male
    Death Date: 13 Dec 1918
    Death Place: France
    Rank: 1st AM
    Regiment: Royal Air Force
    Regimental Number: 13652

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  3. ClankyPencil

    ClankyPencil Senior Member

    Wilkinson-Albert-Pte-19296-MR (2).jpg

    Similar Grave in Philips Park Cemetery in Manchester.
    3 brothers all died while serving with the Manchester Regiments

    Albert Wilkinson
    Joseph Wilkinson
    Thomas Wilkinson

    Another brother Robert listed on the grave, also served with the Manchester's (No.25820 1st Garr. Bn) and survived WW1 and lived till 1958.
     
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  4. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    1911 Census
    154 Tipping Street, Ardwick, South Manchester, Lancashire

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