Wars Last Goodbyes
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Christchurch Cemetery Newport

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Edward Gordon

Beloved second son of the above

Died of wounds in France

Aug 5th 1918

Aged 19 years

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

Whose mind is stayed on thee

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Christchurch Cemetery Newport

Monmouthshire

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Edward Gordon

Ellis

1899

Newport, Monmouthshire

5th August 1918

Died of wounds at the 6th General Hospital, Rouen, France

19

St Sever Cemetery Extensions, Rouen, France

First World War

Private

1st/9th Battalion Royal Scots

Royal Gloucestershire Hussars

The son of the post mistress of Christchurch, Newport - he enlisted aged 15 (pretended to be 17) but was not taken on until 1916, two years later

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