1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Christopher Green

Contributed by: Colin Green, on 2008-11-11

Christopher Green
First Name Christopher
Surname Green
Year of Birth 1880
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Place of Wartime Residence Oxford, Oxfordshire

Christopher's Story

Born 9th November 1880 at 14 Wood Street, St Ebbes, Oxford

Enlisted at Oxford as Regimental Number 4981 / 201746 into the Territorials during May 1915 and was originally posted to the 3/4th Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, based in England. This was a Holding & Training Battalion and it was from this unit that he probably transferred during Feb 1916 into "C" Coy of the 1/4th Battalion Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry, (145 Infantry Brigade, 48th Division) in France. He was wounded on the 7 Aug 1917, and died on the 8th August during the early days of the Third battle of Ypres.

He is buried at th Dozinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, grave no II. F. 15

He died laving a Wife and 6 young children

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