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HAROLD SARGENT


1914 -1918







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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

Initials: H

Surname: Sargent

Birth Town: Bulmer, Suffolk

Resided Town: Bury St. Edmunds

Nationality: British

Date of Death: 16/10/1916

Fate: Killed In Action

Rank: Private

Service Number: 13984

Duty Location: France And Flanders


Rank:

Private

Service No:

13984

Date of Death:

16/10/1916

Regiment/Service:

Suffolk Regiment

 

8th Bn.

Panel Reference:

Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

Memorial:

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL


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;
During 1916
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.

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