Beckenham History


Pte 66632 Royal Army Medical Corps 101st Field Amb. Formerly an Old West Kent Territorial with Hedley Thornton and the Beckenham St John’s Ambulance.

Died staying with a wounded man who he had covered with his coat 12/8/1916 age 24 Grave I.B.35 FLATIRON COPSE CEMETERY MAMETZ FRANCE.

Elder son of Mr & Mrs Walter Powell of Didcott, Berks; married  E Powell nee Veale of 50 Bowden Hill, Newton Abbot when there selling books before joining up.

BJ 2/9/1916 p3

Additional Information:
Date of Death: 12/08/1916

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