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Lance Corporal 10656 Joseph Harrold Ludgate

5th Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Killed in Action, Railway Wood Trenches, Bellewaerde Ridge, Belgium, France and Flanders, 3am, 12th July 1915, aged 21

  • Commemorated: Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium. Panels 37 and 39
  • Awarded 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Benjamin and Fanny Ludgate
  • Husband of Florence Ludgate (nee Hudson, now Powell). Married Oct Qtr 1911 at Nuneaton
  • Father of Myra, Florence and Joseph
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Bedworth

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  • Born 12 May 1893 and baptised 24 Dec 1893 at Walsgrave on Sowe
  • Lived at Collycroft, Bedworth [1901]
  • Lived at 20 Henry Street, Chilvers Coton [1911]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner [1911]
  • Enlisted at Aldershot, arrived in France 20 May 1915

Circumstances of Joseph's death

war diary for lcpl ludford
5th Battalion War Diary  from LightBobs website

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