La Roche, Henry Edward

War Service:

Private 2874 HENRY EDWARD LA ROCHE of ‘C’ Company, 24th battalion (2nd Sportsman’s) Royal Fusiliers died on 7 May 1916 age 34.

According to the battalion war diary he and three other members of the company were killed by a direct hit on their shelter.

He is buried and remembered in Tranchee de Mecknes cemetery, Aix-Noulette between Arras and Bethune.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials in Holy Cross Catholic Church, Catford and St Saviour, Lewisham High Street.

Details :
He was the son of Joseph and Mary La Roche, of 4, Eliot Park, Lewisham.

Contributed By:
Andy Pepper

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