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Walthamstow Essex
He was the son of Charles and Maria Rush and the brother of Annie, Frederick, Elizabeth and Lilian Rush of 39 Chester Road Coppermill Lane Walthamstow London.
He was Boots warehouse boy in 1911.
16 Apr 1917
30374 - CWGC Website
  • MM MM Military Medal
Royal Army Medical Corps
72nd Field Ambulance He is buried in Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension (grave ref. l.E.17).
Boots 'Comrades in Khaki', March 1916, 'Borough Road Budget': #The grateful acknowledgements [parcels] of Sergt. Cameron are echoed by other correspondents, and Pte H Rush, who is engaged on the western front, sends his most heartfelt thanks. 'The eatables,' says he, 'coming as they did on the morning of Christmas Day, went a long way towards providing 'some' supper for myself and two comrades. As for the cigarettes, for pleasant after-supper luxury they were A1 ... Sometimes I feel that it would be a worth a fortune to see my old friends again, but war is war. Just as soon as the powers that be see fit to give us short leave, one of my visits will be to 80 Borough Road.' (Nottinghamshire Archives, ref. RB.38)
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