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Sutton in Ashfield Nottinghamshire
He was the son of John Henry and Elizabeth Ann Roper and the brother of Elizabeth May, Lillian and Millicent Roper of 23 Lime Street Sutton in Ashfield.
He was a colliery labourer.
23 Nov 1917
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21690
Private
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He was a stretcher bearer. He signed up on 25th August 1915 in Sutton in Ashfield.
He was killed in France/Flanders by friendly shell fire whilst in his trench (a British shell fell short). Burial place not known but commemorated on the Tyne Cot memorial in Belgium.
Remembered on