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Private Bertie Frith Dinelli

8 Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

 

Private Dinelli was reported missing, believed killed in action, aged 38, at Delville Wood on 6 September 1916 during the Battle of the Somme.

 

At the end of the war, in November 1918, his parents were still awaiting confirmation of his death. His body was eventually located and he is now buried at the London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval.

 

Faces of the First World War

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Find out more about this First World War Centenary project at www.1914.org/faces.

 

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