1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Cyril Vincent Ilsley

Contributed by: Ken Wheeler, on 2008-11-11

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First Name Cyril Vincent
Surname Ilsley
Year of Birth 1892
Year of Death 1916
Regiment London Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Basingstoke, Hampshire

Cyril Vincent's Story

Cyril was my great uncle killed in action on the 1st July 1916 in the attack on the Gommecourt Salient on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. His body was never found, but his death is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in Northern France.

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