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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.
Courtesy Murray Biddle
Person Details
Derby
He was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Egner and the brother of George, Elizabeth, Charles, Phillip, Caroline, Florence and Lily Egner. In 1911 they lived at 17 Sketchley Street Nottingham. He was the husband of Emma (née Good) Egner and the father of Marjorie I Egner. Emma married Robert Briggs in 1918 and they lived at 61 Carlton Road Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a skin dresser.
28 Jul 1917
27
53184 - CWGC Website
203000
Private
1/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Henry Egner, enlisted at Mansfield whilst residing at Sutton in Ashfield and served with the 1/5th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, he was killed in action on 28th July 1917. He is buried in Philosphe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe.
In memoriam published 7th August 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “EGNER. – In loving memory of Private Henry Egner, died of wounds, July 28th, 1917, aged 27. We miss him most that loved him best. – Sorrowing wife, child, and parents.” Above notice is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.
Courtesy Murray Biddle
    Henry Egner - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Courtesy Murray Biddle