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Private 19181 Horace Windridge

8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 18 November 1916 aged 19.

  • Commemorated: Thievpal Memorial, Somme. Panel ref: Pier and Face 14B and 14C
  • Awarded: British War, and Victory Medals
  • Son of John and Maria Windridge of 86 Main Road, Kettlebrook
  • Brother to Frank, Elsie, John, Lily, George and Howard
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Glascote and George Skey & Co Memorial, Wilnecote

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Employed as a Laboured in Clay Works aged 14 [1911]
  • Employed at Tame Valley Colliery [prior to enlisting]
  • Lived at 8 Meadow Street, Kettlebrook [1911]

Sadly Horace was originally reported missing on the day of his death prompting an appeal by his parents for his whereabouts which appeared in the Tamworth Herald on 3rd March 1917. On the 5th January 1918 the Herald reported that he was now known to have died on 18 November 1916.

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