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Rank & Unit Private, 6th Btn, Wilts Regt
Death 25 Sept 1915, Paradis, France
Family Son of Charles Edward and Emily Eatwell, brother of Frederick
Biographic detail Born 1877, in 1891 was living with his parents in Stock Lane. In 1901 was a carter, by 1911 had a wife Emily and 4 children, and was living in Axford
Extra detail Died in action. On this day his unit launched an unsuccessful attack when the asphyxiating gas failed. There was wet weather, heavy casualties, and collection of casualties was slow. 4 officers and 24 men were killed, 16 men were missing.