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Pte John BEETHAM

boblynn

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Hoping someone can help. Pt John BEETHAM was a member of the Border Regiment in WW1 and killed on 27 January 1917, near Le Transloy in the Somme region. I am going to France in June and am looking for any info on what was happening at the time. I know there was a bit of an action that day, and a VC was won by Sgt Mott also of the Border Regt. Does anyone have access to maps of that area showing the trench lines in January 1917, in particular where Landwehr Trench was located? I know it is south of Le Transloy, but no more detail than that.

Also could SKS look up his service record?
Any help much appreciated.
 

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