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Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery, France Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery, France
First Name: Albert Last Name: NORTH
Date of Death: 10/11/1914 Lived/Born In: Walworth
Rank: Private Unit: Hussars4
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104, Carter Street, Walworth

Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery, France


The Battle of Messines  12th October-2nd November 1914

The Battle of Messines was fought in October 1914. It was part of the Race to the Sea and it took place between the Comines-Ypres canal  and  the River Douve. It involved the 1st and 2nd Cavalry Divisions and elements of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Divisions as well part of the Indian Division.

Albert North died from wounds on 10th November, 1914, after having been sent to a base hospital near Rouen, but as yet there is no information as to when and where he was wounded. The 4th Hussars were part of of 3 Cavalry Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division that had been in action at Messines.

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