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Ludlow Henley Road Cemetery Ludlow

Inscription

Also of

Ernest Thomas

Son of the above

Who died in Germany Nov 2nd 1918

Aged 33 years

Thy will be done

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Ludlow Henley Road Cemetery Ludlow

Shropshire

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Ernest Thomas

Holloway

28th July 1886

Ludlow, Shropshire

2nd November 1918

Died as a prisoner of war at Forbach on the Franco-German border, possibly 'working' in the coal mines there

33

Perreuse Chateau Franco British Cemetery, Seine-et-Marne, France

First World War

Private

1st Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Originally buried at Forbach German Cemetery, Lorraine and moved in the 1950s. He was taken prisoner of war on the first day of the Spring Offensive 21st March 1918 and was taken to amongst other places Friedrichsfeld POW Camp before ending up in the Mozelle region on the border of France and Germany where POWs were often instructed to work in the coal mines

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