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Le Masurier, H W

Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery

Fifteen Ravine British Cemetery, Villers-Plouich, near Cambrai

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 18 October 1918


NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 18 October 1918

Roll of Honour. It is our painful duty to state that Mr & Mrs Le Masurier of Elizabeth Terrace, Tower Road have received news that their third son, Lance Corporal Henry William Le Masurier of the Lewis Gun Section Duke of Cornwalls Light Infantry, was killed in action on 29 September. The deceased soldier, who was just over 20, was formerly employed at the Veneer Company and shortly after the outbreak of war went on permanent duty with the RMIJ. He had been in France about 12 months and was expected on leave in a few days, but unfortunately the family's joyful expectancy has been turned to grief by the receipt of a letter from the officer of the section informing them of their sad loss. Unhappily this is the second son the parents have lost in the war, another having been killed at Gallipoli. We offer the bereaved family and the deceased's fiancee our heartfelt sympathy.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record

Henry William Le Masurier

Lance Corporal Henry William Le Masurier
1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

Third son of Charles H J & Alice Le Masurier (nee Beaugie) of 3 Elizabeth Terrace, Tower Road, Jersey. Brother of Gunner Jack Edward Le Masurier

Killed in action, aged 20 years.



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