Oliver J SOAMES


Son of Henry and Rachel, Soames, Shepherd and Dog, Forward Green, Earl Stonham.

Husband of H K Olivier Soames, 71 Norwich Road, Ipswich

Date of Birth: 1894 ?
Place of Birth: Earl Stonham

Died: 27 March 1918, aged 24
Buried: Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert

Service details
Enlisted
Royal Naval Division (Ensign Battalion) 5266
Royal Engineers Sapper 207805
Second Lieutenant Commissioned 28 August 1917, 4th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment.

Killed in Action north of Albert along with 107 other ranks. His commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Collings-Wells awarded the VC in the same action

Medals
Not known.
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