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  • Photo of Eric Tebbutt has been provided courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith History Group
Person Details
West Stockwith
Eric was born in 1890 the son of George Handley and Elizabeth Constance Tebbutt (née Smith). His father was the local school teacher. Eric had ten siblings, Llewelyn 1872, Edith 1874, Hilda 1876, Evelyne 1879, Harold 1881, Millie 1883, Wilfred 1886, Oscar Handley 1887, Edgar 1890, and Githa May 1892.
He was employed as a grocer and worked in Grantham
13 Aug 1917
32
430624 - CWGC Website
31087
Private
6th Bn York and Lancaster Regiment
Eric enlisted in Grantham where he worked. He initially served in the Durham Light Infantry with service number 4165 but later transferred to the York and Lancaster Regiment. He died from wounds which he received to his arm, right leg and thigh. He is buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, Belgium. Effects returned to his mother 10/1/1918 by the Infantry Records Office were: identity disc , letter, card, pipe, pouch, watch, cigarette case, razor and two coins.
Local newspaper obituary: We regret to have to record the death of Private Eric Tebbutt age 32 yrs York and Lancs, at the 44th Casualty Clearing Station at the front, after being badly wounded in action. The deceased soldier was a son of the late Mr G H Tebbutt, a former schoolmaster of the West Stockwith with Council school. His mother still resides, along with several other members of the family, at Misterton, for whom much sympathy is felt in their bereavement. This is the second son Mrs Tebbutt has lost in the war. A third soldier son, Oscar, is at the front with the Lincolns. Information on Eric Tebbutt has been provided courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith History Group
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  • Photo of Eric Tebbutt has been provided courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith History Group
    Eric Tubbett - Photo of Eric Tebbutt has been provided courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith History Group
  • Photo provided courtesy of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org
    Eric Tebbutt - Photo provided courtesy of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org
  • Photo shows Brandhoek New Military Cemetery where Eric Tebbutt is buried, photo courtesy of CWGC
    Eric Tebbutt - Photo shows Brandhoek New Military Cemetery where Eric Tebbutt is buried, photo courtesy of CWGC