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Lieutenant Cyril William Winterbotham

Lieutenant Cyril William Winterbotham

Birth
Cheltenham, Cheltenham Borough, Gloucestershire, England
Death 27 Aug 1916 (aged 29)
Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Burial Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Plot Pier and Face 5 A and 5 B.
Memorial ID 12378781 · View Source
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Son of James Batten Winterbotham and Eliza Hunter McLaren.
Lieut. CYRIL WILLIAM WINTERBOTHAM Killed in action 27th August 1916
Born 27th February 1887, in Cheltenham. Educated Cheltenham College and Lincoln College, Oxford (Law degree). Commissioned September 1914. Killed when the Battalion, without support, attacked German positions near Mouquet Farm, Ovillers-la-Boiselle. Listed on the Thiepval Memorial. Winterbotham was a war poet. 1/5th Battalion


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WINTERBOTHAM CYRIL WILLIAM LIEUTENANT
1ST/5TH BATTALION
GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
27TH AUGUST 1916 AGE 29


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