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Sergeant Bertie Wing

554820 16th Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles) London Regiment

Son of Mr Charles & Mrs Letitia Wing

Aged 27 years

Died 1st July 1916

Commemorated at Gommecourt British Cemetery No 2, Hebuterne
Grave III. J.18

Born at Bury St Edmunds, enlisted Tottenham Court Road.

Brother of H S Wing.

The Rushden Echo Friday 20 August 1915, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Back at Rushden After Ten Months at the Front

Corpl B Wing (Rushden), of the Queen's Westminster Rifles, has been spending five days' leave at Rushden after having been at the front since October last. He has seen service both in France and Belgium.

The Rushden Echo Friday 10 May 1918, transcribed by Nicky Bates

Rushden's Casualty List

Gunner H S Wing, R.G.A., son of Mrs Wing, of Irchester-road, Rushden, was killed in action on April 29th, news to that effect having been received on Tuesday last. Deceased, who was 34 years of age, had been in France two years. The late Gunner Wing was at first attached to the guns, and was afterwards appointed a dispatch rider. This is the second bereavement Mrs Wing has sustained in the war, another son (Sergt. B Wing) having been killed in July, 1916.

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