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Sneinton, Nottingham
Edward Stretton was born in 1889. He was the husband of Ellen Elizabeth Stretton, born in 1891 also in Sneinton. The couple lived at 8 Academy Place, Carrington, Nottingham, before moving to 10 Camden Street, Sneinton Road, Nottingham. Ellen Elizabeth married Arthur Fisher in 1918.
ln 1911 he was a general labourer.
16 May 1917
29
L/11334
Driver
Royal Field Artillery
Stretton was called up for service and after training he was drafted to France as part of 'C' Battery, 152nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. His battery took part in the Battle of Arras and he was killed in action on 16/05/1917 and buried at Roclincourt Military Cemetery (III. B. 13.)
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