For King and Country

Person Details

BUSHELL, Harry

Memorials

Name: Gordon Road School Triptych Tinkers Lane, Windsor
NIWM Ref: 3864
RBWM Ref: WM118
Name: Gordon Road School Triptych Tinkers Lane, Windsor
NIWM Ref: 3864
RBWM Ref: WM118
Name: Maidenhead St. Ives Road, Maidenhead
NIWM Ref: 7882
RBWM Ref: WM119
Name: St. Mary's Parishioners - WW1 (lost) High Street, Maidenhead
NIWM Ref: 9131
RBWM Ref: WM128

Person Details

Place of birth: Maidenhead
Gender: Male
Date of death: 11/08/1917
Place of death: Ypres Salient, Belguim
Manner of death: Killed in action
Age at death: 18
CWGC Ref: 1605372
TWGPP Ref: 3704636
Address: 1 Forlease Road Maidenhead

Military details

Military Organisation: Army
Military Unit/Group: 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 39795
Military Organisation: Army
Rank: Acting Sergeant
Service Number: 2415

Relatives

Father James BUSHELL
Mother Mary BUSHELL

Additional information

The 3rd Worcesters were involved in the attacks at Westhoek, part of the 3rd battle of Ypres. It was a period of bitter fighting and caualties were significant. He was one of 21 soldiers killed on that Saturday and the account on the wordpress site moving has lots of detail and images. Harry is remembered at the Ypres [ Menin Gate ] Memorial, West Vlaanderen , Belgium
His father, James is named as next of kin in the UK Army Register of Soldiers Effects.

Resources

Detailed account of the action and attacks 9th-12 at Westhoek for 3rd Worcesters.

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