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Eric was born in 1895 in Sunderland. He was the eldest son of William, a Secondary Schoolmaster, and Mary. He had two sisters, Winifred and Elizabeth, and a brother, William Stanley.
Eric died on 16th September 1916 aged 20.
Eric is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial in the Somme, France.
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Sophie Anderton (Newcastle University).
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