Details

Title
Forename Walter Robert
Surname Birch
Rank Captain
Regiment The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Age 25
Death Killed in action
Place of Death Le Sars, France
Date of Death 07/10/1916
Year of Entry 1905
Social G
School Notes
Comments Obituary in Radleian of 16/12/1916
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=768774
Unit 6th Battalion
Prefect
Military Decorations Mentioned in despatches
Sport Cricket xi; Football xi; FV
Album Number 1
Battle Battle of the Somme
Previous Regiment -
Additional Notes Added to Imperial War Museum 'Faces of World War One' project and Radley College War Memorial Flickr website on 8 March 2013 http://www.flickr.com/photos/radley_college_war_memorial/
Burial or Cemetery THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel ref Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D
Place of Birth Chester, Cheshire
Post School Oriel College, Oxford
Shields in Hall