Humphreys, John: Service no. 413050

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Source:  Remembering the Great War by the WR Record

Digitized Service Record

Photo of John Humphreys – John Humphreys (brother to Elizibeth)

Photo of John Humphreys – John Humphreys (brother to Elizabeth) on left. On right is his brother Denis Humphreys, who served with the Irish Rifles.

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“Killed in Action” He was with two comrades sitting in the bay of a trench in front of St. Eloi about 1 a.m. May 13, 1916, when a shell burst amongst them instantly killing Pte. Humphreys and one other.

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3 thoughts on “Humphreys, John: Service no. 413050

  1. Pingback: “…of a roving nature.”: Private Archie Turner | War Diary of the 18th Battalion CEF

  2. Thank you for taking the time to collect all of these records. In the picture, the man on the right is his brother Denis Humphreys, who served with the Royal Irish Rifles. John is on the left. His sister, Elizabeth is my great grandmother.

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