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Private 30861 William Boffin

90th Company, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Formerly 15782 RWR
Killed in Action:
Battle of the Somme, France and Flanders, 10th July 1916, aged 27

  • Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 5 C and 12 C
  • Awarded: British War and Victory Medals.
  • Son of Henry and Mary Ann Boffin [nee Beasley]

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Apr Qtr 1889 at Nuneaton
  • Lived at 43 Dugdale Street Road, Nuneaton [1891 to 1915]
  • Employed as a Silk Spinner [1911 & 1915]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton on 24 Nov 1915. Arrived in France on 25 Jun 1916

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