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Hindmarch, E.L., L/Cpl., 1915

Ramparts Cemetery

Ramparts Cemetery

Ramparts Cemetery

In Ramparts Cemetery, Lille Gate, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 3387 Lance Corporal Edward Lawson Hindmarch, serving with the 2nd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 18/02/1915.

Morpeth Herald, 05/03/1915 carries a brief obituary:


News has been received by Mrs Rendall, of Jackson Street, Annitsford, that her brother, Lance-Corporal Edward Lawson Hindmarsh, [sic] has been killed by shrapnel in the Ypres Battle on the 18th of February while serving with the 2nd Battalion 5th Northumberland Fusiliers.

Lance Corporal Hindmarsh [sic] was only 21 years of age, and had only been at the front about five weeks. He had just returned home from India, and was drafted away to the front.

He was well known and respected in the Annitsford and Burradon districts, and worked as a miner at Burradon Colliery. He was a native of Byker, Newcastle.

Edward Lawson Hindmarch is remembered at Alnwick in A11.43 Book of Remembrance 5 R.N.F., page 24 and as Hindmarsh in Byker on B95.17

The CWGC entry for Lance Corporal Hindmarch

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