BOURNE Raymond Milner

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Private Raymond Milner Bourne of 29th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, was the son of Julia Marie Bourne of Manton, where he was born on 3 February 1889. He was a gardener before enlisting on 7 August 1917. He went out to France on 25 June 1918, and was killed in action less than four months later on 12 October. Raymond is buried at Kandahar Farm Cemetery, six and three-quarter miles south west of Ypres, grave II.J.8. He is remembered on Manton's war memorial in the churchyard and on a family headstone in Manton cemetery.

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  • Manton Church
  • Manton Memorial
  • Manton Cemetery
  • R M Boutne 8
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  • Manton Memorial 2
  • Kandahar Farm Cemetery 1
  • Kandahar Farm Cemetery 2
  • R M Bourne 6
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7 images Some pictures of Mr Bourne’s headstone, taken 12 April 2015.
By John Stokes on Wednesday 15th April '15 at 6:52pm
A Rutlander, living in Belgium

Rutland and The Battle of the Somme

More than 90 Rutland soldiers died in the Battle of the Somme which lasted from 1 July 1916 until the middle of November. Today they lie in cemeteries across the old battlefield in northern France or are remembered among the 72,000 names on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme. By using our interactive map, you can find out what happened to them.
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