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Sgt 22896 Ernest Royle
« on: January 09, 2020, 06:26:03 PM »
Sgt Royle (Born 1879) had been a shoe maker before he enlisted in 23rd Bttn on 22/5/1915, aged 35y 6m.  Ernest was 5’ 1 ¾ “.so treated as a Bantam. He became Sgt on 22/5/1915 and served overseas from 29/1/1916.
Ernest was treated for heart conditions (VDH) from 28/12/1916.  He was transferred Home on 7/2/1917.   He was treated in 2nd Western Gen Hosp in Manchester 9/1/1917-5/2/1917 with VDH. Ernest was discharged with SWB and Pension on 26/2/1917. The VDH had been aggravated by Active Service (PR). 
Ernest died on 2/9/1919, aged 40. Cause n/k
Widow Florence Ethel and 4 children born 1901-12.  4 Narbuth St, Halliwell Ln, Cheetham Hill.  They received a Pension.
Almost certain VDH but HOLD
buried southern cemetery.K.NC.1680
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Re: Sgt 22896 Ernest Royle
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2022, 11:49:36 PM »
Ernest Royle died from valvular disease of the heart, mitral & aortic and pleurisy. 4 Marbutt St, Cheetham. Master shoemaker.
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Re: Sgt 22896 Ernest Royle
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2022, 05:59:38 PM »
Headstone found at Southern Cemetery.
(Legible inscription on Paul's photo)
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Re: Sgt 22896 Ernest Royle
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2022, 01:32:11 AM »
Well done Paul. Please can you send me the grave pic for the eBook?
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Re: Sgt 22896 Ernest Royle
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2022, 04:47:35 PM »
Ernest Royle's was added to CWGC's roll in the UKBOR today.
https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/75470080/ernest-royle/
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Re: Sgt 22896 Ernest Royle
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2024, 04:07:32 PM »
Ernest Royle's burial was accepted on Saturday 6 April. The commemoration is complete, with the Private Memorial.
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