Service Details
Name:
ANDERSON
Given Name:
BASIL ARTHUR
Initials:
B A
Rank:
Captain
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Regiment:
Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
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Unit:
5th Bn.
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Date of Death:
1918-03-21
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Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Decorations:
M C
Citations:
LG Sup 14 November 1916 - "For conspicuous gallantry in action. When digging a communication trench the enemy opened fire with a machine-gun on the troops in front and on his own party. He at once attacked with bombers and riflemen, and captured the gun."
Additional
Information:
Son of Hugh and Nellie Anderson. husband of Molly Anderson, of 143, High St., Ryde, Isle of Wight. Born at Newcastle, Natal, South Africa.
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Aisne
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Cemetery:
GRAND-SERAUCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
III. F. 14.

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