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Lance Corporal 31493 Leonard ELLSON

9th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 8th October 1918, aged 19

  • Buried: Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, France. Grave Ref: VI.1.4.
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals.
  • Husband of Emily Ellson [nee Adcock]. Married July Qtr 1917. Father to a "little son" [Tamworth Herald]
  • Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Ellson
  • Brother of Herbert and John
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Wilnecote, Polesworth and George Skey & Co

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 23 Oct 1898 in Wilnecote. Baptised 20 Nov 1898
  • Lived at 89 Hockley Road, Wilnecote [1911]
  • Employed as a Wages and Weigh Clerk at Tame Valley Colliery [11
  • Enlisted March 1916 [Attestation Papers]

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