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Private 21121 Edward Crofts Lea

16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action: Battle of Arras, Vimy Ridge, France and Flanders, 30th July 1917 aged 36

  • Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Bay 3
  • Awarded British War and Victory Medals.
  • Enlisted August 1916
  • Son of James Edward and Catherine Harriet Lea
  • Brother to Frances, Kathleen, George, James, Mabel, John, Charles and Catherine
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Monks Kirby and Stretton-under-Fosse

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 1881 and baptised on 17 Apr 1881 at Harborough Magna
  • Employed assisting his father in the running of the Inn [1911]
  • Lived at The Denbigh Arms, Main Street, Monks Kirby [1911]
  • More about William's enlistment, regiments and the places he served can be found here...

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