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16521 Private Henry George Webber


Devonshire Regiment

1st July 1916. 


Born in Chawleigh Devon in 1896.

His parents were George Webber(born in 1864) and Elizabeth Kingdon(1866-22/04/1927).

They were married in 1884. 

Henry had 4 brothers; John (1888-1943),

Frederick(1889-1976), Frank(05/02/1894-1977)and Charles Herbert(1903-13/06/1961).

He also had a sister,Emily(born in 1891).

In the 1901 census,the family were recorded as living in Chawleigh Devon. George was employed as an agricultural labourer. 

In the 1911 census,it showed that  Henry had moved  to live on a farm at Hansford Chawleigh Devon and was working on it as a cattle man.

He enlisted in Exeter and was killed in action on 01/07/1916.

He was awarded the 1914-1918 British War and Allied Victory medals.

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