1914/15 Trio to a 6th Somerset Light Infantry Officer (KIA 1915)

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Product code: 52469
Weight: 500 g

2.LIEUT C.E.C.TALBOT SOM.L.I. (on star)

2.LIEUT C.E.C.TALBOT (on pair)

Claude Eustace Chetwynd Talbot.

Born 24/12/1893 at the Rectory, Downside, Bath, the son of Reverend Percival Burney Talbot Le Bas & lived 'The Towers', Bath.

Educated at St Edwards School, Bath, then at Haileybury College & at Clare College, Cambridge University.

Joined the 19th 'Public Schools' Battn, Royal Fusiliers.

Commissioned 13/11/14 into the 6th Somerset Light Infantry.

To France 12/7/15

KIA F&F 25/9/15 during a diversionary attack at Bellewaerde in the Ypres Salient on the First Day of the Battle of Loos.

Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

With 12 pages Officers Papers, 1901 Census, LG Promotions etc.

Notes: Click Here 1, Click Here 2

Condition: Toned EF