Coles Herbert, Pte 16555, 11th Battalion Suffolk Regiment, Died 1st July 1916. From Whittlesey

Herbert Coles Private 16555 11th Suffolk Regiment Died 1st July 1916 Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial Herbert was the third of Daniel and Mary Jane Coles 5 children and was born in 1896 in Whittlesey. In 1911 Herbert was still living in the family home on New Street and was employed as a farm labourer. Herbert enlisted in the 11th Suffolk towards the end of 1914 and died on July 1st, 1916. His body was not found and he is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.