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Private 81602 Edward James Cheaney

15th Battlalion, Durham Light Infantry
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 16th April 1918 aged 39

  • Buried: Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 128 to 131, 162 and 162A
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of William and Jane Cheaney [nee Statham]
  • Husband of Annie Maria Cheaney [nee Sansome]. Married 22 Jan 1899.  Now of 34 Queens Park, Hinckley
  • Father of Albert and Elsie May
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments | Stockingford

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  • Born Jan Qtr 1879 at Wiggington, Tamworth
  • Lived at 1 Prospect Terrace, Nuneaton [1901]
  • Lived at 37 London Road, Hinckley [1911]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner / Hewer [1901, 1911 & 1914]
  • Enlisted 3 Sep 1914 at Nuneaton. Arrived in Egypt Theatre 5 Sep 1915

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