DABBS, Edward Henry

Edward Dabbs lived at 92 Garrett Street, Harts Hill, and was an early volunteer for the Worcesters. He went to the 2nd Battalion which had fought on the Western Front from the Battle of Mons in August 1914. They had lost many casualties during the winter in Artois and were reinforced in the Spring of 1915 to undertake a major attack on the German trenches at the village of Festubert on the 16th May. It was a night attack requiring precision but the weather was wet and conditions were difficult. At 11.15 the Worcesters left their trenches but German flares made them obvious targets. The losses were heavy and included Private Edward Dabbs. He is commemorated on the Le Touret, Dudley and Woodside Memorials.

Commemorated at:

Dudley St. Augustine, Holly Hall

Dudley St. Augustine, Holly Hall

ST AUGUSTINES CHURCH,Stourbridge Rd,Dudley,West Midlands,England

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