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Pte Claude Dorman - 7th Bn Leics Regt


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Found this memorial plaque in one of our local churches yesterday

Claude's details follow below

In Loving memory of

Pte CLAUDE DORMAN

Son of Mr & Mrs J Dorman

Died a prisoner of war

In Germany 1918

He shall hunger no neither thirst any more

41924 Private 7th Bn Leicestershire Regiment. Born & Resident March Enlisted Wisbech. Died 26th October 1918 whilst a POW in Germany aged 19. Son of John F Dorman of 34 Norwood Side, March, Cambs. Bursar at March Grammar School before enlisted in June 1917, aged 18. Went to France on Easter Monday 1918. Buried Cologne Southern Cemetery Grave XIV.A.19. Also listed March Grammar School & March

I would be delighted to know any further info that any pal may have

Chris

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Born and lived March

enlisted Wisbech

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Thanks, but already got that

Chris

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I thought you might but these details werent listed and you asked for any further info...

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You may have this Chris:~March Roll Of Honour As "Claud"

To France Easter Monday 1918

Missing/PoW 27th May 1918.

There may well be a picture in the Cambs Times,circa June/August 1918,or post October 1918

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Cheers Rodger

Will insert that

Chris

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I thought you might but these details werent listed and you asked for any further info...

No problems, but the SDGW info is part of the post - however I do appreciate the gesture

Chris

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  • 3 years later...

Sadly I have been informed that St Mary's Church was destroyed by fire this morning in a suspected arson attack along with the contents. I have informed UKNIWM

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