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First Name: William Last Name: CAPP
Date of Death: 24/08/1914 Lived/Born In: Paddington
Rank: Private Unit: South Lancashire2
Memorial Site: La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, France

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42 Cirencester St, Paddington

2nd South Lancashire Regt 7th Brigade, 3rd Division

On 24 August at 6am the Germans launched massive infantry attacks on 7th Brigade  around Ciply They were repelled with heavy losses. Later that morning 7th Brigade withdrew to Genly but not before 2nd South Lancashire had been enfiladed by machine guns from the slag heaps near Frameries and suffered 200-300 casualties.  

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