On this day 18th July 1917

18.7.1917 FREVILLERS: 2/Lieut HG SHENTON to Hospital.


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2158/240444 Pte William GOUGH Letter “B” Company awarded Military Medal for Gallantry on 1st July 1917.Gough Military Medal

1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]

William (Willie) Gough was a labourer from Dove Holes and a Pre-War Territorial who served with "B" Company. He arrived in France in February 1915 and was badly gassed in August 1917. He transferred to the Machine Gun Corps and was disembodied in March 1919.

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