Private William H V Tustain, 20536

  • Batt - 7
  • Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Section -
  • Date of Birth -
  • Died - 28/04/1917
  • Age - 33

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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 son of the late George and Sarah Tustain. The War Diary for today records. CROISILLES. Casualties 2 other ranks killed in action. 5 other ranks wounded in action. The 64th Infantry Brigade attacked on our left at 3.00am. Enemy shelled our lines heavily and very little damage done. 4.25am. First Army and the Corps on right of 7th Corps attacked. The 7th Corps assisted by putting down a barrage 200 yards in front of our front line along the whole front. Enemy retaliation on our front was very heavy but little damage was done. Inter Company relief took place, “A” Company relieved “C” Company who moved to RESERVE. “B” Company relieved “D” Company who moved to SUPPORT. Patrols went out to inspect wire as on previous night. No lanes found in wire.

Leicestershire Project Findings
  • Conflict - World War I
  • Other Memorials - Loughborough Carillon, War Memorial Bell Tower,
Research from Michael Doyle's Their Name Liveth For Evermore
  • Unit - Leicestershire Regiment
  • Cause of death - KILLED IN ACTION
  • Burial Commemoration - Arras Mem., Pas De Calais, France
  • Born - Hempton, Oxon
  • Enlisted - Loughborough, Leics

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