We remember Francis Henry Somerset

We remember Francis Henry Somerset

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth Berkshire United Kingdom Source:9198007 Source:9450996 1882
1891
dates Age 8 Source:9450996 1891
1916
dates Age 34 Source:9198007 20th July 1916
service South African Services Second Lieutenant 3rd South African Infantry Source:9450998
1916
death Killed in Action We were surrounded, and fought back to back against attacks from all sides. Lieutenant Somerset tried to find a way of leading us out, but he was shot through the forehead and killed instantly. Delville Wood, The Somme France Source:9198007 Source:9450998 20th July 1916
burial Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France VI. I. 2. Source:9198007

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Francis Henry
Initials FH
Last Name Somerset
Source 9198006
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
South African Services 3rd South African Infantry Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Bown Somerset mother
Henry Somerset father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Guy74824
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Deborah102878
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Deborah102878
South Africa Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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South African War Graves Project DR117137

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