14 July 1916, the 11th Royal Fusiliers were in support during the
54th Brigade, 18th (Eastern) Division's attack on Trones Wood.
Private Augustus Hobbs was one of two men killed in this action. His
fellow comrade was Pte James Rogerson.
incident is recorded in "The Royal Fusiliers in the Great
War", by H C O'Neill, published by the Naval and Military Press
South Staffordshire Regiment
Commonwealth War Dead
XIII. E. 11.
ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX
Wood was a casualty of the Allied offensive that followed
the June 1944 Normandy Landings. He is one of 1,627
Commonwealth soldiers to be buried at St Manvieu War
Cemetery, Cheux, France.