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Private 10408 Eric Joseph Washbourne

1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action, Battle of the Transloy Ridges, Somme, France and Flanders, 16th October 1916, aged 26

  • Buried: Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France. Grave I.L.24
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of John and Alice Washbourne [nee Taplin]
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 RWR

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  • Born c1891 and baptised 16 Aug 1891 at Coleshill
  • Lived at Union Workhouse, Wigginton, Staffs [1901]
  • Lived at 3 Back Street, Nuneaton [1911]
  • Employed as a Factory Hand [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Arrvied in France 19 May 1915

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