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Harold Sargent, Private 13984 served with the 8th Suffolk Regt. He died In France, on 16th October 1916. He was probably the son of William Sargent of Finch Hill, Bulmer
He is remembered with Honour on the Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A
First Name: Harold
Birth Town: Bulmer, Suffolk
Resided Town: Bury St. Edmunds
Date of Death: 16/10/1916
Fate: Killed In Action
Service Number: 13984
Duty Location: France And Flanders
Date of Death:
Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
Suffolk Regt. 8th (Service) Battalion
09.09.1914 Formed at Bury St. Edmunds as part of the Second New Army (K2) and then moved to Shorncliffe to join the 53rd Brigade of the 18th Division.
Oct 1914 Moved to Colchester.
May 1915 Moved to Codford, Salisbury Plain.
25.07.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin Ridge, The Battle of Delville Wood, The Battle of Thiepval Ridge, The Battle of the Ancre Heights, The Battle of the Ancre.