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WW1: Roll of Honour: Brind, Herbert Colin

Rank & Unit Sergeant, 1st Btn, Wilts Regt
Death 26th October 1914, Neuve Chappelle
Family Son of Thomas and Mary Brind of West St
Biographic detail Was a butcher before enlisting, had enlisted by 1911
Extra detail One day, whilst leading his men to a position, progress was checked by a sniper. He sprang to the parapet, brought down his men and was able to lead on, gaining his point, being complemented by his officers. A fine athlete, he was chosen to carry a despatch and taking a short cut back but alas he never arrived.

Buried at Le Touret, but is commemorated in the churchyard