Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

Warwick Cemetery

Inscription

Also of his 4th son

2nd Lt Edward Winnington

Blenkinsop

3rd R. Warwickshire Regt

Who fell at the Battle of Loos

Sep 25 1915 Aged 23

A brave life given for others

In the Great War

Let those who come after see to it

That his name be not forgotten

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Warwick Cemetery

Warwickshire

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Edward Winnington

Blenkinsop

1892

Warwick, Warwickshire

26th September 1915

Wounded in action on the first day of the Battle of Loos when they attacked the 'Quarries' - he died from those wounds probably at No 1 Casualty Clearing Station near Chocques

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Chocques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

First World War

Second Lieutenant

3rd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Attached 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Royal Fusiliers, Royal Welsh Fusiliers

The 2nd Battalion had a truly terrible day on the 25th September - they made gains and huge losses, then were forced to retire that same evening. Most of the officers were casualties, and many, many men

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