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Remembered Today:

Capt AAT Tanqueray, 9KRRC d 30/7/15


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Remembering Today:

Capt Andrew Alexander Truman TANQUERAY, 9 Bn, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, who died aged 25 on 30.07.15. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium

Name: TANQUERAY, ANDREW ALEXANDER TRUMAN

Initials: A A T

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Captain

Regiment: King's Royal Rifle Corps

Unit Text: 9th Bn.

Age: 25

Date of Death: 30/07/1915

Additional information: Son of Andrew Hawkins Tanqueray and Alice Lucy Tanqueray, of Ivy House, Clophill, Ampthill, Beds.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 51 and 53

Cemetery: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

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Guest Pete Wood

This family certainly moved around quite a bit.

The father (Andrew Hawkins) was originally living in Totnes in Devon, and he married Alice in Kensington in 1897. Their two sons, Andrew and David, were born in Devon.

By the late 1890s the family had moved to Potters Bar, in Hertfordshire (then Middlesex), and then moved to Bedford (by, or before 1910), and then to nearby Ampthill.

Unusual names are so much easier to research.....

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