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Edgar Archdale

Date of death: 1.10.1917
Area: Pontefract
Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
Family information: Son of John and Mary Archdale of 2, Poplar Villas, Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract
Rank: Private
Service number: 39603

War Service

“Mr E Archdale, of Poplar Villas, Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, who a short time ago lost his eldest son, Gunner H Archdale of the R.F.A., killed in action, has now lost his youngest son, Private E Archdale (20) of the R.A.M.C., who has been killed whilst on duty in a hospital which was bombed by the enemy. The deceased soldier had had narrow escapes and been wounded earlier”.
Extract taken from the Pontefract and Castleford Express of 19.10.1917.
He is buried at Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery.

Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery with several gravestone and the Cross of Sacrifice Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

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