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Introduction the the Register of the Cambrai Memorial at Louveral Millitary Cemetery, France

This booklet was sent to Mrs Ethel Annie Ottley on 18 July 1928. Her husband, Private Percy Ottley of 1st/14th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (London Scottish), was killed at Bourlon Wood during the Battle of Cambrai. Percy's body was never recovered for burial. Instead, his name was listed on the Cambrai Memorial at Louveral along with 7,000 other soldiers from Britain and South Africa who died during the battle and whose graves are not known.

From a collection of service papers, photographs and documents relating to the death in action of Pte Percy Crofts Ottley, London Scottish on 23 Nov 1917.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2004-11-115-23

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2004-11-115-23