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First Name: Thomas Last Name: FARROW
Date of Death: 06/09/1914 Lived/Born In: Brixton
Rank: Private Unit: Lancers12
Memorial Site: La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, France

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The Great Retreat  of the British Amy finally came to an end on 5th September after thirteen days of continuous falling back whilst fighting rearguard actions from Mons in Belgium to the River Marne. Over the next four days the decisive Battle of the Marne took place and as a result the French army, assisted by the much smaller British Army forced the Germans back to the River Aisne.

12th Lancers 5th Cavalry Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division

 On 6th September, advanced parties of 5th Cavalry Brigade were  forced back from Touquin, shelled out of Pezarches and driven back to Rigny. 

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