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Darby-Griffith, O S

La Ville-aux-Bois British Cemetery

La Ville-aux-Bois British Cemetery, Aisne

Previously remembered on the Soissons Memorial


'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and rediscovery of Octavius Darby-Griffith, MC


BBC Channel Islands Report, June 2008



Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record





(Photograph courtesy of Find-A-Grave)


Octavius Sydney Darby-Griffith

Major Octavius Sydney Darby-Griffith, M C, Mentioned in Despatches
11th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Military Cross
1914-15 Star

Mentioned in Dispatches


Husband of Alice Charlotte Roberts, of 2, Shakespeare Terrace, The Lees, Folkestone, Kent.

Killed in action, aged 46 years

His grave was identifield in 2018


(Photograph courtesy of David Tattersfield)