Events for Iraq

'Unknown' means that events cannot be definitively placed.

17 Dec 1916; Death; Basra, Iraq, Iraq, Iraq
William Darch (b Barnstaple, enlisted Barnstaple), 1/6th Devon Regiment on Active Service in Basra, aged 29
William Darch b Barnstaple, e Barnstaple, 2546, Private
Died 17 Dec 1916, 1st/6th Bn. Devonshire Regt. Cemetery name : BASRA WAR CEMETERY, Grave reference : IV. N. 19. Country : Iraq
Identified People:
Parent: Thomas Darch (1849 Pilton, DEV, ENG - 1922 Pilton, DEV, ENG)
Parent: Jane Mountjoy (1850~ Heanton Punchardon, DEV, ENG - 1922 Pilton, DEV, ENG)
Person: William Darch (1887 Pilton, DEV, ENG - 1916 Basra, IRQ)

3 Feb 1917; Death; Basra, Iraq, Iraq, Iraq
William Herbert Darch (b Tiverton, enlisted Perham Down, Wilts, resided Tiverton), Private 2586 2nd/4th Bn., Devonshire Regiment, killed in action in Mesopotamia on Friday, 3rd February 1917. Age 19, son of Jessie Darch, of 14, Heathcoat Square, Tiverton, Devon, and the late William Henry Darch.
Identified People:
Parent: William Henry Darch (1862~ Cruwys Morchard, DEV, ENG - 1904 Bridgwater, SOM, ENG)
Parent: Jessie Frost (1872~ Tiverton, DEV, ENG -)
Person: William Herbert Darch (1897 Bampton, DEV, ENG - 1917 Basra, IRQ)

11 October 2009
Dick Glover, Cambridge, England.