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Person Details

PITHERS, Herbert George


Name: Eton - WW1 High Street, Eton
NIWM Ref: 7954
RBWM Ref: WM234
Name: Eton Wick and Boveney Eton Wick Road, Eton Wick
NIWM Ref: 7948
RBWM Ref: WM176

Person Details

Place of birth: Burnham, Buckinghamshire
Gender: Male
Date of death: 28/02/1917
Place of death: Somme, France
Manner of death: Killed in action
Age at death: 31
CWGC Ref: 1548451
TWGPP Ref: 119216
Address: Farm Cottages The Common Eton Wick
Address: Sunnyside Burnham

Military details

Joined: Enlisted
Military Organisation: Army
Rank: Private
Service Number: 24307


Father William PITHERS
Mother Harriet Ann PITHERS (nee POOLE)
Wife Harriet May PITHERS (nee MAIDMENT)
Daughter Emily PITHERS
Daughter Martha Ann PITHERS

Additional information

Herbert's occupation before joining up was as a Cowman in Eton Wick.
Herbert enlisted in Slough. He is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Herbert was baptised on 6th March 1886 in Burnham.


Summary: Long Long Trail
Operations on the Ancre February 1917.

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