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Private 11337 William Arthur Hands

2nd Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 27th August 1915, aged 27

  • Buried: Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV.D.56
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Joseph and Harriet Hands
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments

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  • Born 12 Oct 1891 at Nuneaton and Baptised 1 Nov 1891 at Hinckley Methodist Church
  • Lived at 101 Midland Road, Nuneaton [1901 and 1911]
  • Employed by London and Midland Railway on 29 Apr 1907
  • Employed as a Colliery Labourer [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Arrived in France 27 Apr 1915

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