Middlesex Regiment. 16 August 1917

Harry Pinches was the son of Mr and Mrs C. Pinches of Wordsley and was married to Lily of 3 Plant Street, Wordsley. He enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment and served in the 1/7th Territorial Battalion in the 56th Division. In 1917 they fought in the Third Battle of Ypres and in August were among those units which attacked at Langemarck on the 16th August. Some ground was won on the first day but at considerable cost, including Private Harry Pinches who was killed. He was 33 years of age and is buried in Tyne Cot Cemetery (I B 6) and commemorated on the Wordsley Memorial.

Commemorated at:

Wordsley Holy Trinity

Wordsley Holy Trinity

High Street, Wordsley, West Midlands, DY8 5RU

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