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Private 17595 Marcus Ward Gurton

11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 13th August 1916, aged 19

  • Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier & Face 9A, 9B and 10B
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Charles Ward and Amy Gurton [nee Deeming]. Charles was the Post Master at Atherstone for many years.

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  • Born c1897 at Atherstone
  • Lived at 51 Stafford Street, Atherstone [1911]
  • Was a Schoolboy in 1911
  • Enlisted 29 Mar 1916

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