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  • Edward Fines
Person Details
Beeston Nottingham
He was the son of Catherine Fines of 20 Butler Street Radford Nottingham.
19 Sep 1916
26
545774 - CWGC Website
14106
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Edward Fines landed in France on 28th August 1915 and was killed on the Somme. With heavy rain adding to the battalion's discomfort, the enemy put down a heavy barrage of whizz-bangs (small calibre German shell, also called pipsqueaks) and high explosive shells on Constance trench. Two other ranks were killed and four wounded in this barrage. Edward was one of the two killed. Ovillers Military Cemetery Grave Reference: I C 17 John Morse
In memoriam published 19th September 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post: 'FINES. – In loving memory of Private Edward Fines, Sherwood Foresters, killed in action September 19th, 1916. Ever in our thoughts. – Wife, mother, sisters, brother (in Germany).' Notice courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Edward Fines
    Courtesy of Lynne Weston - Edward Fines
  • The CWGC headstone of Edward Fines in Ovilliers Military Cemetery
    Courtesy of John Morse - The CWGC headstone of Edward Fines in Ovilliers Military Cemetery