EAST HADDON HISTORY SOCIETY Northamptonshire, England



Born in 1893 in St. Mellons, Wales, the 1911 census shows him living in 1911 at the house of Anne Amelia Jones, in East Haddon, where he was a servant.

He joined the 1st Battalion, the Northamptonshire Regiment, and died in France on 11th April, 1917.

His grave is in the Duisans British Cemetery at Etrun, Pas de Calais, France, alongside over 3,000 other British and Commonwealth soldiers.  Most of the graves relate to the Battles of Arras which began on 9th April 1917, Easter Sunday that year, and the trench warfare that followed. There are also 88 German war graves in this cemetery.

Rank:                Private

Service No:     145597