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58679: Rifleman Harry Green, 8th Bttn. K.R.R.C War diary.

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posted on 2024-02-23, 23:00 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Extract of the war diary of the 8th Bttn Kings Royal Rifle Corps, December 1916. Harry Green was in the new draft of troops mentioned on December 15th. He was fatally wounded either on the 24th or 26th December and evacuated to the 37th Casualty Clearing Station at Avesnes Le Comte, wher he later died.


Editor's Comment:
Rifleman R/31363 Harry William Green, 8th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps (part of the 14th (Light) Division), the son of Walter H. and Mary E. Green, originally of King's Lynn, Norfolk, died of wounds 27th December 1916, age 19. He is buried in Avesnes-Le-Comte Communal Cemetery Extension.

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Identifier

9088.cpd| 4235.jpg|GWA_2768_16.jpg 4236.jpg|GWA_2769_17.jpg

Subject

Green, Harry William

Date

15th - 31st December 1916

Date Created

15/12/1916

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1916

Source

Leaf

Medium

Text: Transcription

Type

Official document

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Michael Davies

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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