Wars Last Goodbyes
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Yarpole Church Cemetery

Inscription

In loving memory of

Cecil John Collett

Who died Nov 4th 1918 aged 22 years

From the effects of gas poisoning

Received in the Great War

The strife is o'er the battle done

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Yarpole Church Cemetery

Herefordshire

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Cecil John

Collett

1896

Charlton Kings, Gloucestershire

4th November 1918

Died in a Red Cross Hospital in Westcliff-on-Sea in Essex from the effects of war service - his memorial inscription speaks for itself - from the effects of gas poisoning - although this could have been exacerbated by tuberculosis, flu or pneumonia

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Yarpole Church Cemetery, Herefordshire

First World War

Sapper

74th Divisional Signal Company Royal Engineers

His initial service number is listed as a Territorial Number so it seems possible that he may have had links before the war

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74th Divisional Signal Company Royal Engineers

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