Card from 2nd Lt Albert Brainerd Raynes
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|Author||Raynes, Albert Brainerd|
|Title||Card from 2nd Lt Albert Brainerd Raynes|
|Notes||The last communication home from Brainerd, the day before he was killed in action. |
Second Lieutenant Albert Brainerd Raynes, Royal Sussex Regiment, attached 2nd Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment, was killed in action on 10th March 1915, aged 20. The son of Albert Edward and Alice Mary Raynes, of 201, Denman St., Nottingham, he is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial. Lieutenant Raynes fell on the opening day of the battle of Neuve Chapelle, his battalion taking part in the attack of the 8th Division.
|Item Date||9th March 1915|
|Creation place||Neuve Chapelle|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Professor E P Raynes|