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Private 200818 Joseph William Austin

5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment
Died of Gas Poisoning, Bruay, France and Flanders, 1st November 1914, aged 24

  • Buried: Bruay Communal Cemetery Extension Pas De Calais, France
  • Awarded 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Joseph and Rosa Louisa Austin of Irvine House, Long Street, Atherstone
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Athersone

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  • Born c1894 at Atherstone
  • Lived at 56 South Street, Atherstone [1911]
  • Lived at 120 Fairfield, Leicester [1914]
  • "Assisting In The Business" - Father owned Denham and Hargrave Hat Manufacturers
  • Enlisted 7 Nov 1914 at Leicester


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