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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Son of Thomas and Alice Vernon, of Walkeringham, Doncaster.
29 Oct 1916
19
31870 - CWGC Website
14846
Private
2nd Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Ernest enlisted in Gainsborough and served with the 2nd Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. His medal index card states he first entered a theatre of war in France on 1st June 1915. He died of wounds at the 34 Casualty Clearing Station, France on 29th October 1916 and is buried at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Ernest Vernon - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle