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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Essex Farm Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
West Deeping Lincolnshire
He was the son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Groom and the brother of Dean, William and Robert Groom. In 1911 they lived at Stoke Bardolph Nottinghamshire.
He was a farm labourer in 1911.
18 Mar 1916
26
159380 - CWGC Website
R/8623
Nottingham
Rifleman
10th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
John entered the theatre of war 22 July 1915 and was killed in action. He is buried at Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium. He was eligible for the 1915 star, the Victory and British medals.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Essex Farm Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    John Charles Groom - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Essex Farm Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle