Ravenscroft, Cecil Hugh Strodes


War Service:

Rifleman 2812 CECIL HUGH STRODES RAVENSCROFT of 1/5th battalion London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) was killed in action on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

He is buried and commemorated in Hebuterne Military Cemetery.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial in the church of St Mary the Virgin, Lewisham.

He was 19 years old, the son of Catherine Ann Gwillym Ravenscroft, of 94, Mount Pleasant Rd., Lewisham, London, and the late Byfleet Charles Ravenscroft.


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