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First Name: Horace Norman Last Name: SMITH
Date of Death: 10/08/1916 Lived/Born In: Tulse Hill
Rank: Private Unit: London2/14
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Age-19

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Maroeuil British Cemetery, France

 

60th Division, made up entirely of 2nd line territorial battalions from London, went to France in June, 1916 where they remained until they were sent to Salonika at the end of the year. During the six months spent on the Western Front they were employed in holding the front line around Arras and were one of the few divisions in France to avoid the Battle of the Somme.

Horace Smith the 2/14th London battalion of 179 Brigade died from wounds on 10th August, but it is not known when, nor in what circumstances, he was wounded. 

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