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Private 1979 Harry Rooke

2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action, Battle of Festubert, France and Flanders, 16th May 1915, aged 47

  • Commemorated: Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 6
  • Awarded: 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of Eliza Rooke
  • Husband of Kate Rooke [nee Purkiss - now Barrs]. Married Jul Qtr 1910
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born Apr Qtr 1882, Warwick
  • Lived at  11 Newdegate Place, Nuneaton [1911]
  • Employed as a Labourer [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton

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