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Private 18903 John William Hoverd

8th Battalion, South Lancashire (Prince of Wale's Volunteers) Regiment
Killed in Action: Battle of the Somme, France and Flanders, 3rd July 1916, aged 20

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Apr Qtr 1896 at Hook Norton, Oxford
  • Lived at Giles Cottages, Great Tew, Oxford [1901]
  • Lived at Bacons End, Coleshill [1911]
  • Lived at 7 John Street, Nuneaton [1915]
  • Employed as a Farm Hand [1911]
  • Employed as a Miner (at Griff Colliery) [1915]
  • Enlisted 26 April 1915 at Nuneaton. Arrived in France with BEF on 29 Sep 1915
  • John joined the Battalion on the same day as Pvt Harold Hodson and they died on the same day in the Battle of the Somme

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