The Battle of The Somme, Capture of Pozieres, Great War Memorial Plaque awarded to Private Frederick Arthur Caulfield, 75th Company Machine Gun Corps, late East Kent Regiment, who was Killed in Action on the 29th of August 1916 comprising Memorial Plaque (Frederick Arthur Caufield), very fine.
Frederick Arthur Caufield was born c.1889 in Coxheath, Kent and was living at Yalding, Kent the son of Mrs A.E. Maddocks of Park Gate Cottage, Queen Street Paddock Wood Kent, (CWGC refers). Frederick first served as G/8411 East Kent Regiment transferring at 6954 Private Machine Gun Corps serving with 75 Company (Infantry) MGC.
The 75th Coy joined the 25th Division on the 15th of March 1916 at Grossart, they were first in action at Vimy Ridge in May 1916 then moved to the Somme area of Operations taking part in the Battle of Bazentin Ridge and then in the capture of the village of Poziers were Frederick was Killed in Action on the 29th of August. He is now commemorated by Special Memorial “Known to be Buried in This Cemetery” in Authuille Military Cemetery, Authuille, Somme Memorial B 7, he was 27 years old when he was killed. He is also commemorated on the Yalding Cross War Memorial. Listed under the East Kent Regiment.
Sold with Commonwealth War Garves Commission information, copy photograph of Headstone , original photograph of the Yalding Cross War Memorial, Copy Medal Index Card and genealogical information.