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Lacey, Edred Severs (1887-1916)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Edred Severs Lacey (1887-1916), born 2 May 1887 in Bournemouth, son of Charles James Lacey (1853-1934), solicitor, and Amy Lacey (née Dunman) (1857-1928) of North Bestwall, Wareham, Dorset, formerly of Crows Hill, Ringwood.

 

Siblings:

William Charles Erick Lacey (1881-1966).

Alyne Mary Lacey (1882-1968).

Cyril Dunman Lacey (1883-1941).

 

Attended Miss Vernon's preparatory school, Bournemouth.

 

Attended Sherborne School (School House) January 1901-April 1905.

 

Occupation: Farmer.

 

WW1, enlisted on 4 September 1914 as a Private in the Public School Battalion, 17th Middlesex Regiment; attached 11th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment.

 

Reported missing while serving with BEF during the Battle of the Somme on 21 October 1916, presumed killed.

 

Commemorated at:

Thiepval Memorial, Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/798935/LACEY,%20EDWAR...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.

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