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First Name: John Last Name: NEAL
Date of Death: 17/09/1915 Lived/Born In: Homerton
Rank: Rifleman Unit: London17
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Age-27

38 Stephen's Road, West Ham

Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, French Extension, France

On 17th September, 1915, 17th London (Poplar & Stepney Rifles) of 141 Brigade, 47th Division, were in Corps reserve at Houchin in northern France with one party occupying trenches nearby. The enemy opened up a heavy artillery barrage on these positions and an armoured piercing shell hit the shelter where  a platoon of D Company were taking cover, killing five of them, including Rifleman Neal.

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