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Gunner 1940 Walter John Elson

C Battery, 56th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Died of Wounds, No 72 Field Ambulance,  Hundred Days Offensive, France and Flanders, 11th October 1918, aged 25

  • Buried: Anneux British Cemetery, British Cemetery, Nord, France. Grave Sp.Mem 1
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of William and Alice Elson
  • Husband of Emily Elson [nee Haddock]. Married Jul Qtr 1918 at Nuneaton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments | Nuneaton Colliery | Stockingford

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  • Born Apr Qtr 1893 at Nuneaton
  • Lived at 45 Sunnyside, Stockingford [1901]
  • Lived at 102 Arbury Drive, Stockingford [1911 & 1918]
  • Colliery Labourer (Above Ground) 1911
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Arrived in Theatre 10 Jul 1915 [Medal Card]

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