Private Herbert E Flint, 16413

  • Batt - 1
  • Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Section -
  • Date of Birth -
  • Died - 20/09/1915
  • Age - 29

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Source: Michael Doyle Their Name Liveth For Evermore: The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland.
He was the husband of Edith Ellen Flint. The War Diary records that on the 16th September the Battalion moved forward to Canal Bank and relieved 2nd York and Lancaster Regiment. 3½ Coys on Canal Bank, 1 Platoon in La Brique defences and 1 Platoon in Frascati moving to Wilsons Farm by night, todays entry reads:- Bomb accident during an hours instruction on Canal Bank. A Bethune bomb exploded while being put together, killed 2, wounded 7. 1 sick, 3 bullet wounds (digging parties) all A Coy.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Burial Place - Iii A 33a, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
  • Other Memorials - Loughborough Carillon, War Memorial Bell Tower
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Cause of death - DIED OF WOUNDS
  • Burial Commemoration - Lijssenthoek Mil. Cem., Poperinghe, Belgium
  • Born - Marston, Northants
  • Enlisted - Loughborough, Leics
  • Place of Residence - 13 Woodgate, Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
  • Memorial - CARILLON TOWER MEM., LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICS
  • Memorial - ST. MARY'S IN CHARNWOOD CHYRD. MEM., NANPANTAN, LEICS
  • Memorial - EMMANUEL CHURCH, LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICS

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