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Private S/17727 Osborne Edgar Sumner

8th/10th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders
Killed in Action: Third Battle of Ypres, 31st July 1917, aged 26

  • Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 38
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Thomas and Rosanna Sumner
  • Husband of Violet Mary Sumner [nee Kinson]. Married 21 Dec 1912 at Tamworth
  • Father of Osborne Joseph Sumner
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Wilnecote Holy Trinity

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1891 at Small Heath, Birmingham
  • Lived at back of 44 Little Green Lane, Ashton [1891]
  • Lived at 40 Mount Pleasant, Wilnecote [1901]
  • Lived at Mill House, Mill Lane, Glascote [1911]
  • Lived at 19 Orchard Street, Kettlebrook [1914]
  • Employed as a Driver in Mine [1911]
  • Enlisted 5th November 1914 at Birmingham

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