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Corporal 6989 John William Palmer

6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment
Killed in Action: Battle of Arras, France and Flanders, 3rd May 1917, aged 23

  • Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 5
  • Awarded: 1914 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Joseph Palmer
  • Husband of Mabel Palmer [nee Knight now Pearson] of 25 Hall End Attleborough
  • Father of John William and Lillian May Palmer

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  • Born c1883 at Hinckley
  • Lived at 23 Charles Street, Hinckley [1891]
  • Lived at 39 Wheat Street, Nuneaton [1901]
  • Lived at 54 Victoria Street, Chilvers Coton [1911]
  • Employed as a Wool Bobbiner [1901]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner [1911]
  • Originally enlisted 15 Jul 1903 at Leicester

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