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Corporal Robert Owen Davies - 10th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
« on: Saturday 11 May 19 10:55 BST (UK) »

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission and The Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre wish to contact the next of kin of Corporal Robert Owen Davies of 10th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

Robert Owen Davies was born in Manchester and was married to Margaret Elizabeth. He was killed in action on 20 July 1916 in Delville Wood. Service Number 17688

Robert is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commissionís Thiepval Memorial. However, new research has shown that he is in fact buried in London Cemetery and Extension. A rededication service will take place at his graveside in June 2019.

https://www.cwgc.org/learn/news-and-events/news/2019/04/15/08/20/appeal-for-relative-corporal-robert-owen-davies

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https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/755889/davies,-robert-owen/

http://somme-roll-of-honour.com/Units/british/10th_royal_welsh_fusiliers.htm


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Re: Corporal Robert Owen Davies - 10th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers.
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 11 May 19 10:57 BST (UK) »

Listed FIND A GRAVE

Corporal Robert Owen Davies - died 20 Jul 1916

burial -   Thiepval Memorial Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
PLOT   Pier and Face 4 A.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12394143

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