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Long Eaton
Parents: Henry and Ada Whitehead of 21 Byron Street, Mansfield.
23 Jun 1917
23168 - CWGC Website
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Henry Earl Whitehead, enlisted at Mansfield and served with the 2nd Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, he died of wounds on 23rd June 1917 (gunshot wound to the head ). He is buried in Longuenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.
Mansfield Chronicle Advertiser: 12/07/1917: Photograph. Pte Henry E Whitehead has died of wounds received on 28/05/1917. He had received a gunshot wound to the head he was recovering but relapsed. His father had arrived on 21/06/1917 just 2 days before Henry passed away. This man is commemorated in a book of remembrance held by Mansfield District Council.
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