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Harry Edward Case

Surname: Case
Other names: Harry Edward
Other people in this story:
Edward Downer Case
Emily Nellie Case nee Elliott
Locations in this story:
Minchington, Dorset
France & Flanders
Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension, Roisel, Somme, France
Farnham, Dorset
St. John the Baptist Church, Berwick St. John, Wiltshire
Church of St. Peter and Vincula, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Story:
Harry Edward Case was born in 1900 in Minchington, Dorset. He was the son of Edward Downer Case, a Butcher, and Emily Nellie Case (nee Elliott). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, a Scholar and living at Farnham, Dorset. He enlisted in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, as a Private in the 6th Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 20919). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 29th September 1918 and was buried at Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension, Roisel , Somme, France (grave id. I.K.13). He is remembered on the memorial plaque inside the church at Berwick St. John, Wiltshire.

He is also remembered in Tollard Royal on the War Memorial and on the Roll of Honour inside the Church of St. Peter and Vincula in the village.

Images:
  • Berwick St John War Memorial
  • Berwick St John War Memorial 02
  • Tollard Royal War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives