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Guardsman 17811 James Hands

2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards
Killed in Action, France and Flanders, 7th June 1915, aged

  • Buried: Cambrin Churchyard Extension, Pas de Calais. Grave D.43
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of James and Emma Hands
  • Husband of Lucy Hands [nee Terry]. Married Jan Qtr 1913 at Nuneaton
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments

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  • Born c1891 at Napton on the Hill, Rugby
  • Lived at Huckwell? Street, Napton [1901]
  • Lived as a boarder (along with his future wife Lucy Terry who was a servant) at Lister Street, Attleborough [1911]
  • Employed as a Baker & Confectioner [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Arrived in Theatre 22 Jan 1915

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