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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave at Etaples Military Cemetery.
Courtesey of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Mattersey, Notts
John Glasby and Annie Eliza Milns (both of Mattersey), married at Mattersey in 1895. They had only one child, a son who was born in Mattersey in 1898 and named Edgar. John was working as a groom in 1901 and by 1911 he was employed as a Rural District Council roadman. The last record before Edgar joined in the war was in 1911 where he was a 14 year old school boy.
02 May 1918
20
501446 - CWGC Website
41895
Private
7th Bn Leicestershire Regiment
He enlisted at Retford and died of wounds in France where he was buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery 67.A.28
CWG additional information:- Son of John and Annie Glasby, of Mattersey, Doncaster Edgar had an uncle (also called Edgar) who was a long term soldier who was discharged from the army in 1916 due to severe illness and is also named on the Mattersey memorial
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave at Etaples Military Cemetery.
Courtesey of Murray Biddle
    Edgar Glasby - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave at Etaples Military Cemetery. Courtesey of Murray Biddle