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Private 12079 Sam Harris

1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 16 March 1916, aged 29

  • Buried: White House Cemetery, St Jean-les-Ypres, West Vlaanderen, Belguim. Grave I.B.8
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Joseph and Ann Harris of Edge Hill, Wood End, Hurley

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1887 in Edgehill
  • Lived at Swan Village, Hurley working as a Banks Boy [1901]
  • Employed as a Coal Miner [1914]
  • Enlised 1 Sep 1914. Landed in Rouen 24 Feb 1915

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