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[Service No:  52640]

Place or Date
of Birth:
Gringley, Notts

Service Number: 52640

TF Number:

Rank: Pte


Attached To: H.M.H.S. "Britannic"

Enlistment Location: Retford

Also Served:

Outcome: Died at sea

Date Died: 21/11/1916
Age Died: 31

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: Greece - Mikra Memorial, Salonika


Gazette Reference:

Other Information:

Henry entered the war on 21st June 1915, serving on a hospital ship. He died when H.M.H.S. Britannic stuck a mine, laid by the U-73 in the Zea Channel, in the Aegean Sea. He was the son of Mrs C Freebury of Clarence Cottages, Misterton; and the husband of Miriam Bilton (formerly Freebury) of High Street, Misterton, Doncaster. [Portrait photograph kindly provided by Simon Mills]

Additional Information: Date Added: Thursday 15 September, 2016
I've attached a cutting from our local newspaper the "Gainsborough News" 12.10.1917 giving more info...
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Additional Information: Date Added: Tuesday 19 June, 2012
Henry commemorated on the Mikra Memorial to the missing.

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