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Private Wilfred Dams
38542 9th Battalion Essex Regiment

Pte DamsSon of Mr William & Mrs Fanny Dams
Husband of Eva Florence

Died 19th September 1918

Aged 37 years

Commemorated at Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave I. A.10.

Born at Blatherwycke.
Rushden Echo and Argus, 4th October 1918, transcribed by Kay Collins

Killed—Mrs. Dams, Primrose-hill, Raunds, has received news that her husband, Pte. W. Dams, Essex Regiment, died on Sept. 19th. The deceased soldier, who was 37 years of age, leaves a widow and two boys. He joined up on, October 1st last, and went to France on February 1st. Mrs. Dams received a letter from him on Monday, saying that he was all right, so the bad news came as a great shock. Formerly deceased was a butcher.

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