1914-15 Star Medal Trio King’s Royal Rifle Corps DOW Hooge Liquid Fire Attack


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1914-15 Star medal trio correctly named to ‘R-1607 L. Cpl A.E. Watts K.R.Rif C.’ (Kings Royal Rifle Corps) DOW, liquid fire attack.

R-1607  Lance Corporal Albert Edward Watts of the 7th Battalion King’s Royal Rifle Corps died of wounds on the 30th of July 1915. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial. This is the date of the infamous German flame-thrower attack at Hooge in which this battalion was decimated. GVF