TALBOT Rimell Smith
Regiment : A Battery 121st Brigade Royal Field Artillery
Service number : R0
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 23rd April 1918 aged 28
Buried : Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium, Grave XXVII. H. 3.
Relatives : Son of Richard and Elizabeth Mary Talbot, of The Cottage, Wribbenhall, Bewdley, Worcestershire
Memorial : Elmley Lovett St Michael's Church WW1 War Memorial
Also appears on : Stourport War Memorial. Stourport High School formerly in Stourport Boys School with the additional information: Teacher. Cutnall Green C of E School.
Credits : Researched by Adrian Carter.
Rimell Talbot was the son of Richard and Elizabeth Mary Talbot, Mount Pleasant Farm, Elmley Lovett. He was Assistant Master at Stourport School until the outbreak of war. He served some time in the R.A.M.C. and was then commissioned in the Royal Field Artillery. He was married in September 1917 to Miss Mary Griffin, second daughter of Mr H. Griffin of Stottesden (formerly of Hartlebury). He was killed by a shell while on duty at an observation point. “He always did his duty well and was full of pluck”. Both his brothers are on active service.
Source for additional information: Kidderminster Shuttle 11th May 1918