DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

Home

History page

Visit of Delville Wood

Contacts

VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY

Somme, France

Lockhart Henry

LARKINS

Grave XIX.D.8.

Son of John Burton Larkins and Georgina Valiant Larkins ; husband of MH Larkins, of Abington, Kenilworth Rd, Kenilworth, Cape Province. Born in England. Served as lieutenant in RNVR in the Aegean ; also South African campaign with HLI. (Source C.W.G.C.).

With the 8th Battalion, the 13th Battalion of the Tank Corps was part of the 5th Tank Brigade which was attached to the 4th Australian Division. The Battalion was heavily in action on the 4th July 1918 during the capture of Le Hamel. Three tanks were put out of action.