John Herbert Oldfield

Name of Researcher / Enw’r ymchwylydd: Eifion & Viv Williams

Name of Memorial / Enw’r gofeb: Halkyn Memorial

Name / Enw: John Herbert Oldfield

Regiment/Catrawd: 206th Field Coy.,Royal Engineers

Service Rank and Number / Rheng gwasanaeth a rhif: Sapper 169444

Military Cemetery/Memorial / Fynwent milwrol: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery,Souchez

Ref No Grave or Memorial / Rhif cyfeirnod bedd: VIII.0.13

Country of Cemetery or Memorial / Gwlad y fynwent neu gofeb: France

Medals Awarded / Medalau a ddyfarnwyd: Victory British War

Date and Circumstances of Death / Dyddiad ac amgylchiadau marwolaeth:

19th May 1918

John Herbert was the eldest of the two sons born to John and Elizabeth Oldfield. The younger brother, Trevor Oldfield also lost his life and is named on the Memorial. Trevor has his own page on this website where the family history has been documented. Follow the link.