[Skip to content]



Person Details
Nottingham
Eric Cyril Cousins was born in 1894 the son of Thomas Lambert Anthony a headteacher and Alice Mary Cousins née Smith of “Montpelier”, Mapperley Plains, Nottingham. Thomas Lambert Anthony was born in 1859 at Bristol, Alice Mary Smith was born in 1859 at Bridport, Dorset, married on 20th August 1885 at St Lukes, Barton Hill, Gloucester, they had 3 children.
Educated Mundella School, Meadows, Nottingham. Mundella Magazine, Christmas 1918, ROH: 'Cousins, Eric, Lieut. Sherwoods' later was a bank clerk
21 Mar 1918
22
745705 - CWGC Website
Lieutenant
13th Bn attd 2nd BN Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lieutenant Eric Cyril Cousins gained a commission as Second Lieutenant 13th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment on the 14th April 1915. He was promoted Lieutenant and was killed in action, 21st March 1918, aged 22, whilst holding the line near Morchies, France on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive or (Kaiserschlact) Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.Arras Memorial
Mundella Magazine April 1918 (No 47), Old Boys' Column: reported missing: Cousins, Eric, Lieut. Sherwoods.
Remembered on