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Private, 40720, 2nd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Killed in action Savy 01-04-17, aged 37. Formerly 72622, Middlesex Regiment. Born Tansor, enlisted Luton. Husband of Mrs. Ada Baxter, 3, Richard Street, Dunstable. Buried in Savy British Cemetery, St. Quentin, Grave I.D.29.
Private, 202509, Francis George Edwards, 2/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment. Killed in action 01-04-17. Formerly 3075, Northamptonshire Regiment. Enlisted Northampton, resident Oundle. Buried in Vermand Communal Cemetery, Aisne, Grave Civilian Section 4.
PRESTON Francis Harold
Private, G/56402, Depot Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Died at home 17-04-17, aged 38. Born Ashton, Northants, enlisted Oundle. Son of Josiah and Catherine Preston, Tansor, Oundle; husband of Mary Jane Preston, Ashton, Oundle. Buried in Tansor (St. Mary) Churchyard, in North-west Corner.
Private, 146024, John Appleby Robson, 1/1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry. Wounded at Monchy-le-Preux; died of wounds 13-04-17, aged 18. Born Tansor, enlisted Peterborough. Son of William and Elizabeth Robson, The Wold, Oundle. Buried in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Grave III.G.37.
ROWLATT William Ernest
Private, G/43576, 17th Middlesex Regiment. Killed in action 13-11-16. Born Tansor, enlisted Northampton. Son of Mr. T. Rowlatt, Tansor, Northants. Buried in Mailly Wood Cemetery, Somme, Grave II.C.11.
TUMMAN Herbert W
Leading Seaman, J/472, Herbert Wilfred Tumman, HMS Strongbow, Royal Navy. Killed in action 17-10-17. Commemorated on Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 21.
7 February 2004
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