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Private 153962 Louis Harry Illson

6th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Formerly 38088 D.C.L.I.
Died of Wounds:
France and Flanders, 25th June 1918, aged 19

  • Buried: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave LXVI.F.20
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals.
  • Son of Frank and Emma Illson
  • NNWFHS Memorials: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments | Nuneaton Colliery | Stockingford

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Jul Qtr 1899 at Willoughby, Leics
  • Lived as a boarder (aged 11) with his two sisters with the Gillam family at 247 Church Road, Stockingford [1911]
  • Louis was a schoolboy in 1911
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton

    There is a note on his medal card that after the war the Army was unable to trace relatives to deliver his medals to.

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