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  • Commonwealth War Grave Commission headstone marking his grave at Heilly Station cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Cannock Staffordshire
He was the son of Emanuel and Selina Lockley and the brother of Winifred, Vernon, May, Kate and Percy Lockley of Brookdale Road Sutton in Ashfield.
He was a miner.
23 Jul 1916
23
271628 - CWGC Website
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Private
7th Bn Leicestershire Regiment
Private Gordon Lockley, enlisted at Sutton in Ashfield on 2nd September 1914. He served with the 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, he died on 23rd July 1916 from wounds received in action on 14th July 1916. He is buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe.He is buried in Heilly Station Cemtery, Mericourt-L'Abbe (grave ref. II.C.36). In the same grave are buried Pte H Noble, Royal West Kent Regiment, and Pte J Sanders, South Lancashire Regiment, both of whom were killed on 22 July 1916.
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  • Commonwealth War Grave Commission headstone marking his grave at Heilly Station cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Gordon Lockley - Commonwealth War Grave Commission headstone marking his grave at Heilly Station cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe Somme, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle