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Soldier Details

Surname: MEAKIN
Forenames: Walter Kendrick
Date of Death: Sunday, 15th August 1915
Regiment: Bedfordshire
Battalion: 1st/5th
Company: C
Rank: Captain
Number: -
Cause of death: Killed in action
Age: -
Born: -
Enlisted: -
Resident: Bedford
Theatre of War: Gallipoli
Buried/Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey
Grave/Memorial Details: Panel 54 and 218
Further information: -
National Roll Information: -
Newspaper Articles: -
Regimental Letters/Books: "(Reported missing believed killed August 15th, 1915). He was the leader of "C" Company, which supported "B" in the attack. A comrade says: 'I am told he was hit, but the man who saw it was hit himself later. We never found him, though we spent nights of searching."
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