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Private 7342 Benjamin Upperdine

2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment

Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 27 October 1914, aged 27

Commemorated: Ypres [Menin Gate] Memorial, West Vlaanderen, Belgium, panel ref. 35 & 37 

Awarded: 1914 Star with clasp, British War and Victory medals

Son of Joseph and Margarette Upperdine –born Chadsmoor, Staffs.

Address: Alvecote Buildings

Employement: coal miner.

Had served in South Staffs Regiment before the war, but in 1913 was workingas a coal miner. Re-enlisted at outbreak of war. Embarked to France on 12 August 1914.

Click here for the CWGC Page for Pvt Upperdine.

Other Links:

NNWFHS Amington War Memorial Page

CWGC Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

South Staffordshire Regiment

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