Malvern College First World War Casualty

2nd Lieut Henry Parkyns Bridge Baines

Photo of Henry Parkyns Bridge Baines
House and time at Malvern: No 7, 1896 - 1898.

Regiment: Gloucestershire Regt.
Died: 03 February 1917 aged 36 in Iraq. Killed in action.
Cemetery: Basra Memorial PANEL 17

Son of Arthur Baines and Catherine Mary Parkyns Baines, Uley House, Uley, near Dursley, Glos
Modern IV—Lower Modern II.
15th Bn. attd. 7th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment.

On 2nd February 1917 orders were issued to establish a line of pickets extending from Kala-Haji-Fahan north-west to the River Tigris in the Dahra bend.
During these operations, 2nd Lt Baines was killed. His body was never identified or removed from the battlefield and he is commemorated on Panel 17 of the Basra Memorial.

After the war, his widow, Kathleen Haller, resided at Langham House, 197 Albany Street, Regent's Park, London.
Biography at livesofthefirstworldwar
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