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Private 19335 Edward James Farmer

2nd Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in Action: Battle of the Somme, France and Flanders, 10th July 1916, aged 17.

  • Buried: Canadian Cemetery No 2, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas de Calais. Grave XXX.L.30A
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Adopted Son of the Alfred and Hannah Tomkinson (his Aunt)

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Jan Qtr 1899 at Silverdale, Staffs. It seems that James enlisted when he was 16/17 yrs old
  • Attended Queens Road School
  • Lived at 271 Arbury Road, Nuneaton [1901]
  • Enlisted at Warwick

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