Samuel Machon

Name

Samuel Machon

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

27/07/1916

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
16198
Bedfordshire Regiment
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 2 C.
France

UK Memorials

Barkway Village Memorial
St Mary Magdalene Church Memorial, Barkway
Not on the Royston memorials

Pre War

Born Bethnal Green. Resident and enlisted Royston.

Wartime Service

Sam was killed in an attack on Longeuval during the Battle of the Somme. Heavy gas shelling during the battalions advance caused many casualties.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson, Adrian Pitts