10th August 1915

Three men from places in the Solihull Borough died on 10th August 1915:

  • Private Gilbert Walter Bick from Olton died in Gallipoli whilst serving with the 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.
  • Signaller Tom Turner from Solihull died in Gallipoli whilst serving with the 9th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
  • Sergeant Edward John Cox¬†M.S.M. from Copt Heath, Knowle, serving with the Warwickshire Yeomanry, died from enteric fever in Egypt, having volunteered to stay aboard the transporter H.M.T.¬†Wayfarer to tend to horses after the ship was torpedoed.

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