DELVILLE WOOD

LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE

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DIVE COPSE BITISH CEMETERY

Somme, France

W. PATTINSON

Grave II.E.21.

Died of wounds.

In the night of the 10th/11th July, two companies of the 4th S.A.I. relieved elements of the 2nd S.A.I. in Bernafay Wood. A platoon of the 4th S.A.I. was at the Briqueterie and its A Coy, in action in Trone Wood since the 9th, was relieved on the night of the 10th/11th. Lieutenant-Colonel Jones, C.O. of the 4th S.A.I was killed by a shell splinter on the 11th July as he emerged from his dug-out in Bernafay Wood.