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Person Details
West Stockwith
Edgar was born at West Stockwith in 1890 the son of George Handley and Elizabeth Constance Tebbutt (nee Smith). His father was the local school teacher. He had ten siblings, Llewelyn 1872, Edith 1874, Hilda 1876, Evelyne 1879, Harold 1881, Millie 1883, Eric 1885, Wilfred 1886, Oscar Handley 1887 and Githa May 1892.
He was employed as a tinplate worker
02 Mar 1916
26
1626017 - CWGC Website
12387
Private
7th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Edgar enlisted in Misterton and served with the 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. He was killed in action on 2nd March 1916. Two brothers from Misterton, Edgar and Eric Tebbutt, sons of a former school teacher in West Stockwith, were killed within five miles of each other (near the town of Ypres/Ieper) in Belgium but a year apart, in 1916 and 1917. A third son Oscar was seriously wounded during a gas attack. (He survived the war and became a cobbler/shoe repairer in Walkeringham).
His elder brother Eric Tubbutt also died while serving in the Great War Information on Edgar Handley Tebbutt has been provided courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith History Group Menin Gate Memorial Ieper
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    Edgar Handley Tebbutt - Photo provided courtesy of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org
  • Photo shows The Menin Gate memorial , Ypres, Belgium upon which Edgar Handley Tebbutt's name is commemorated, photo courtesy of CWGC
    Edgar Handley Tebbutt - Photo shows The Menin Gate memorial , Ypres, Belgium upon which Edgar Handley Tebbutt's name is commemorated, photo courtesy of CWGC