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Wainfleet, Lincolnshire
Father: Charles Medcalf, born in 1867 Partney, Lincolnshire, working as a domestic groom and later as a farm labourer. Jessie Jane Medcalf, born in 1869 at Scremby, Lincolnshire. Brothers: Charles W. born in 1892 at Scremby,Alfred, born in 1897 at Wainfleet and John George, born in 1906 at Hundleby, Lincolnshire. Sisters: Marketable(!) born in 1896 at Wainfleet, working as a domestic servant, Roslie, born in 1898 at Wainfleet and Ethel, born in 1899 at Wainfleet. The family left Hundleby and moved to West Street, Alford before leaving for 16 New Market Yard, Sneinton, Nottingham
Henry Medcalf worked as a farm labourer and was a professional soldier.
22 Nov 1914
166799 - CWGC Website
1/4th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
The battalion moved to the Ypres Salient in November 1914, and it was not long before Medcalf was seriously wounded. He died on 22/11/1914 and was buried at Chocques Military Cemetery.
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