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Husband of Mrs. A. M. Wells, of 121, Mount Pleasant, Redditch, Worcs. (CWGC)
He was a warehouseman for Boots (Redditch)
02 Nov 1914
447935 - CWGC Website
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Lance Sergeant
1st Bn East Lancashire Regiment
He is buried in Lancashire Cottage Cemetery (grave ref. l.B.5)
Boots memorial: Sergeant, East Lancs Regt. Boots 'Comrades in Khaki', April 1915, 'Dead on the Field of Honour': 'F Wells, Sergeant. Killed in action 2nd November 1914.' (Nottinghamshire Archives, ref. RB.38) Boots 'Comrades in Khaki', April 1915, ‘Bearers of the Burden’: Other names on the mournful list of those killed in action are: … F Wells of Redditch, warehouseman.' (Nottinghamshire Archives, ref. RB,38) Boots ‘Comrades in Khaki’, April 1915,’Letters from the Lads’: Sergt Francis Wells (Reddish Branch), of the 1st East Lancashire Regt. who fell on the field in November last, had written a series of most interesting and thoughtful letters which appeared in ‘The Redditch Indicator’. Extracts from this correspondence will probably be given in a future issue of this periodical.’ (Nottinghamshire Archives, ref. RB.38)
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