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Corporal John Wilfred Essex
Date of death: 02/10/1916 (aged 21)
Cemetery: DARTMOOR CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT
Son of John and Mary Ann Essex, of 14, Cossington St., Leicester. His brother Samuel also fell.
Lance Serjeant Samuel Essex
Date of death: 15/07/1916
Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Son of John and Mary Ann Essex, of 14 Cossington St., Leicester. His brother John Wilfred also fell.