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Private 10969 Edgar Albert Ivor Fortey

1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 16th February 1917, aged 21

  • Commemorated: Fins New British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Daniel and Clara Fortery of Hill Cottage, Much Marcle
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Atherstone
  • Other War Memorial: Much Marcle

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  • Born c1896 at Pixley, Herefordshire
  • Lived at Much Marcle, Herefordshire [1911]
  • Employed as a Farm Labourer [1911]
  • Enlisted at Atherstone 10 Feb 1915
  • 20 July 1915 Disembarked at Gallipoli and in December 1915 was invalided home
  • 1 June 1916 sent to France and Flanders and was again wounded and invalided home on 27 Jul 1916
    October 1916 returned to France and Killed in Action on 16 Feb 1917

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