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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais,France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Parents: Frederick (deceased) and Sarah Penford of 5 Gladstone Street, Mansfield.
Hosiery Hand.
28 Apr 1917
28
40869 - CWGC Website
36674
Private
7th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of York's Own)
Enlisted 10/12/1915 aged 27 years. Only stood 5ft and 3 & half inches tall. Wounded 25/04/1917 with bomb wounds to both legs and arms.
In his will he left £71 6s 3d to his sisters, Harriett Brown and Mary Charlton. Items Returned: ID disc, letters/photographs, wallet, cards, watch, nail scissors, notebook, pipe, crucifix, cigarette holder, ring, knife, purse, stamps and coins.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais,France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    William Henry Penford - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais,France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle