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Private 5450 Jim (James) Houghton

2nd / 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 8th August 1916, aged 20.
Possibly killed when an enemy mine was exploded under his trench at coordinate M.30.c.1½.4

  • Buried: Rue-de-Bacquerot No 1 Military Cemetery, Laventie, France. Grave I.K.8
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Arthur and Sarah Houghton [nee Williams]. One of 12 children
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nether Whitacre

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1 May 1896 at Nether Whitacre and was baptised at St Giles on 28 Jun 1896
  • Lived at Common Lane, Nether Whitacre [1911]
  • Farm Labourer [1911]

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