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Essex Regt - Killed in Ireland

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Sect O7 common grave which according to the Abney Park people have all been lost so his name should be added to the screen wall commemoration - would not have been able to done this case without your help so many thanks indeed

Chris

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Moulsham

It has been reported to the CWGC which means Chelmsford council permitting he will get a CWGC headstone

Chris

Excellent news, thank you

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Private Stubbs has been found - Charlton Cemetery, Section C 2nd Gen Grave number 627

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With reference to Sgt Edward Watts I know that my Grandmother, his wife Florence, brought his body back to the UK. I am not sure where he was buried but all family members seem to have been buried at the Manor Park cemetery in East London.

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Thanks very much for that pointer which will be followed up on

Cheers

Chris

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WILKINS, WILLIAM

Rank: Private Service No: 5998204 Date of Death: 19/03/1921 Regiment/Service: Essex Regiment 1st Bn. Grave Reference Special Memorial. Cemetery SALFORD (WEASTE) CEMETERY

Additional Information:

N.B.

Recent research has shown that Private Wilkins is buried here. The Commission is in the process of producing a special memorial to commemorate him as it is not possible to mark his actual grave.

Commemoration Moved From UK BOR

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With reference to Sgt Edward Watts I know that my Grandmother, his wife Florence, brought his body back to the UK. I am not sure where he was buried but all family members seem to have been buried at the Manor Park cemetery in East London.

His grave has been found at Manor Park Cemetery.

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Thanks for the confirmation of Sgt Edward Watts burial place. Do you have any details of grave number or site location at Manor Park Cemetery?

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Hello mastco,

I can help. I will PM you.

CGM

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You must  know by now as your posts were way back in 2009 but:

Lance Corporal Herbert Leslie Stubbs, 5999140, 1st Bn. Essex Regiment:

Buried. Charlton Cemetery, Section C 2nd Gen Grave number 627

 

Private James Arthur Knight, 5999062 , 1st Bn. Essex Regiment

Buried at St Peter & St Paul churchyard, Dagenham

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yes got them thanks

 

Chris

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