Private John Havery

Private John Havery, 1st/7th ( Territorial) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in action in Flanders on 26th April 1915 during the Second Battle of Ypres and is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium. The Battalion had only landed in France on 21st April, been hurried North into Belgium been flung into a very hasty attack and suffered heavy casualties for no gain whatsoever.

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