AN Oxfordshire town is planning to commemorate two soldiers on the 100th anniversary of their deaths.

A short memorial service at Wantage War Memorial is being planned for Sunday, May 27, at around midday.

The service will remember the 4th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment - including Private George Boshier from East Hendred and Private Albert Woolford from Wantage - who died in the Third Battle of the Aisne, in 1918.

Many of the battalion were young soldiers who had been drafted from the 2/1st Berks Yeomanry.

Organisers hope that members of the two Privates' families will attend the service.