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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
29 Jul 1889
Stapleford Nottinghamshire
Harold Ernest Longmire was born on 29th July 1889 at Stapleford and was the son of Henry Arthur and Alice Cook (died 1900 aged 34 yrs ) Longmire née Dunn, his parents were married in 1883 in Nottingham and had 4 children, Henry James b1885 Nottingham, Ethel b1887 in Nottingham and William Tom b1889 and died 1900. In 1901 they lived on Halls Road Stapleford Nottinghamshire. His father Henry Arthur died in 1910 in the Shardlow Registration district he was 44 yrs of age Harold Ernest married his wife Florence Alice Dunn on 22nd December 1914 in Sneinton and they went on to have a daughter Alice born in 1915 in Nottingham.
04 Sep 1916
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Lance Corporal
2nd Bn East Ontario Regiment Canadian Infantry
Private Harold Ernest Longmire, enlisted on 15th September 1914 in Canada , he gave his brother as next of kin, Henry James Longmire, of Condolobin, New South Wales. He served with the 2nd Canadian Infantry Battalion. He had been wounded previously, on 15th June 1915 at Givenchy, a gunshot wound to his right knee. Two periods of absence following his recovery led to him losing the rank of corporal, reverting to private. he died of wounds at No. 13 Australian Field Ambulance, shell wounds to his head, on 4th September 1916. He is buried in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension Above details are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
In memoriam published 4th September 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “LONGMIRE. – In loving memory of Harold Ernest Longmire, who died of wounds at Albert, France, September 4th, 1916. Not our will, but Thine, O Lord. – Loving wife and child.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Harold Ernest Longmire - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Albert Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle