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Sapper 46973 John Ernest Linnell

85th Field Company, Royal Engineers
Died of Enteric Fever (typhoid) aboard HMHS Karapara, Gallipoli, 13th September 1915, aged 22

  • Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Helles, Turkey. Panels 24 to 26 and 325 to 328. Buried at sea
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Samuel and Mary Ellen Linnell [nee Scott]
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments

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  • Born 19 Dec 1891 at Horton, Northants and Baptised at 10 Jul 1892 at Brafield, Northants
  • Lived at 4 Park Street, Dallington, Northampton [1901]
  • Lived at 57 Deacon Street, Chilvers Coton [1911]
  • Lived at 85 Cheverel Street, Nuneaton [1914]
  • Employed as a Plumber / Proofer [1911 and 1914]
  • Enlisted at 8 Sep 1914 at Nuneaton. Arrived in Egypt Theatre 26 Jul 1915

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