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Private 20875 Ernest Cotton

Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 17th October 1915, aged 29

  • Commemorated: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of William and Eliza Cotton [nee Lees] of 170 Long Street, Atherstone.
  • Husband of Lillian Cotton of Cotton Mill Yard, Artherstone. Married Oct Qtr 1906
  • Father to Ernest William Cotton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Mancetter and Atherstone

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born at c1886 at Mancetter. Baptised 10 Oct 1886 in Mancetter
  • Employed as a Coal Miner [1911]
  • Lived at 1 Woods Terrace, Nuneaton [1911]

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