1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Benjamin Nottingham

Contributed by: Miss L Nottingham, on 2008-11-12

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First Name Benjamin
Surname Nottingham
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death 1916
Regiment West Yorkshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Leeds, West Yorkshire

Benjamin's Story

I visited the Somme Battlefield and saw Mash Valley where the West Yorkshire regiment attacked at 7.40 a.m. on the 1st July 1916 Battle Of The Somme. It was a very moving experience as Benjamin was killed by a shell as he advanced forward. His name is on the Thiepval monument.

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