7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment

Private Frederick Norman Burchmore

Pte Frederick Norman Burchmore, 17574, 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, died in hospital at Boulogne, France, on May 10th, 1918, after being admitted on April 30th with severe gunshot wounds in the chest and extensive internal injuries.

A doctor performed a successful operation to remove shrapnel from around his heart. There had at first been hope of recovery, but his condition deteriorated and he passed peacefully away at the age of 22. He was buried with full military honours on May 12th at St Martin's Cemetery, Boulogne.

Private Stanley George Thomas Impey

Pte Stanley George Thomas Impey, 40047, 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, died in hospital in Belgium on October 8th, 1917, from the effects of gas poisoning.

He was admitted to hospital on October 2nd. Three days later, a sister at the hospital wrote to parents George and Elizabeth Impey at 43 Bailey Street, Luton, stating that there was every hope of their son's recovery. But on the evening of October 8th he passed peacefully away.

Stanley's father was an employee of The Luton News, according to a report of Stanley's death.

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