2nd Lieutenant The Earl of Shannon

Richard Bernard Boyle 7th Earl of Shannon. Born on 13th Nov 1897 and killed in action at the age of 19 on 13th April 1917 in the first battle of Scarpe. He was in the 4th Battalion. Remembered at the Arras Memorial (bay 3) and at the Lutyens war memorial in the churchyard of St John the Baptist Church, Busbridge in Surrey.

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