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WW1: Roll of Honour: North, Ernest William

Rank & Unit Private, 2nd Btn, Wilts Regt
Death 4 Dec 1917, Gheluvelt near Ypres, aged about 32
Family Son of James and Annie North
Biographic detail Baptised in Aldbourne in 1885. His father was  a blacksmith. By 1891 the family were in Chilton Foliat. By the 1911 his father had died and his mother was living in Ramsbury
Extra detail Died of wounds, no attacks are recorded for this time, but the unit were under occasional shell fire