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Ernest Alfred Gaines

Private 200641 1st/4th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment
Died 24 February 1917
Remembered on Ash War Memorial
Remembered on the Basra Memorial, Iraq
Remembered on the Memorial to the Men of Ash Vale in St Maryís Church

Soldiers Died gives Ernestís place of residence as Ash Vale, and that he was born and enlisted at Farnborough.

His medals card records that he had also been number 4/2664. He had first served in the Asiatic theatre of War which he had entered on 26 October 1915, and had been awarded the 1914/15 Star. He had been killed in action.

The Army Register of Soldiersí Effects records that Ernestís mother was called Elizabeth.

Ash Great War Roll of Honour

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