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Person Details

STEER, Harry William


Name: Datchet Horton Road, Datchet
NIWM Ref: 7936
RBWM Ref: WM270

Person Details

Place of birth: Woking, Surrey
Gender: Male
Date of death: 06/10/1917
Place of death: France and Flanders
Manner of death: Died of wounds
Age at death: 23
CWGC Ref: 24218
TWGPP Ref: 4145022

Military details

Military Organisation: Army
Military Unit/Group: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 32744


Father James STEER
Mother Emily STEER

Additional information

Harry is buried at Godwawrsvelde British Cemetery [Nord] in Belgium.
Harry Steer died of wounds received in the Battle of Passchendaele, two days after his unit participated in the Battle of Broodseinde, the battle had been a large success enabling the British to capture the Gheluvelt Plateau above Passchendaele.


Profile of Harry created by Datchet Village Society Researchers.

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