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  • non CWGC headstone in Kingsway (Old) Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield. Badly damaged, main cross broken off and lying on the grave. Photo Carol Malone
Person Details
East Kirkby Nottinghamshire
Egbert Charles Bunfield was born in 1894 in East Kirkby and was the son of Charles a coal miner and Ada Emily Bunfield née Wightman of 319 Nottingham Road, Basford, Nottingham. His father Charles was born in 1862 in Norfolk and his mother Ada Emily Wightman was born in 1860 in Bleak Hall, Nottinghamshire, they were married in 1882 in Nottingham and went on to have the following children all born in Kirkby in Ashfield, John Clarence b1884, Samuel William b1187, Sarah Alexandra b1889, Winifred Mary b1892 and Egbert Charles b1894. In the 1911 census Egbert is living with his brother Samuel and his family at 37 York Street, Sutton in Ashfield and are shown as Samuel 24 yrs a coal miner corporal, he is living with his wife Ada 25 yrs and his son Sydney Charles 5 yrs also present at the house was Egbert Charles Bunfield 17 yrs an office boy , described as a boarder. Egbert married his wife Annie Whyatt in 1916 in Nottingham, she later lived at 3 Saxondale Drive Highbury Vale Bulwell Nottingham.
In 1911 he was an office boy in the hosiery trade.
20 Apr 1919
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Pioneer
Royal Engineers
Pioneer Egbert Charles Bunfield enlisted on 15th November 1915 , he was discharged as being no longer physically fit for active service having TB he died on the 20th April 1919 . He is buried in Kingsway Old Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield
His brother Samuel William Bunfield served in the 1st battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps, he died of wounds on 2nd April 1918 and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery.
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  • non CWGC headstone in Kingsway (Old) Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield. Badly damaged, main cross broken off and lying on the grave. Photo Carol Malone
    Egbert Charles Bunfield - non CWGC headstone in Kingsway (Old) Cemetery, Kirkby in Ashfield. Badly damaged, main cross broken off and lying on the grave. Photo Carol Malone