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Private 25920 Ernest Downs

9th Battalion, Kings Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
Died of Wounds: Salonika, Greece, 6th January 1917, aged 38

  • Buried: Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece. Grave ref: VI. K. 22. (Burial Church Yard, Popovo, Greece)
  • Enlisted 2 Jun 1916, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force
  • Awarded: British War, and Victory Medals
  • Son of Charles and Catherine Downs of 154 Main Road, Kettlebrook
  • Husband of Edith Mary Downs [nee Stanley] of 21 Cherry Street, Tamworth. Married Jan Qtr 1915 in Tamworth
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Glascote

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born July Qtr 1897 in Tamworth
  • Employed as a School Teacher at Glascote Boys Council School, where he was a former Old Boy
  • Lived at 154 Main Road, Kettlebrook [1911]

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