Sapper 79069 James Pritchard

178th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers
Killed in Action by Enemy Mine: Ypres, France and Flanders, 6th April 1916, aged 20

  • Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France Panel ref: Pier and Face 8A and 8D
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War, and Victory Medals
  • Eldest son of John and Eliza Prichard
  • Brother to Maud, Lilly, Hilda and William
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Glascote and George Skey & Co

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1896 in Glascote
  • Employed as a Colliery Pony Driiver - below ground [1911]
  • Lived at 98 Main Road, Glascote [1911]

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