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George Coe just prior enlisting

32 Newmarket Road

History of 32 Newmarket Road

1901 (2) Asburton [number in census seems strange. Location of property probable]

Alfred Peck, 35, hosiers clerk, b Oxon

Lizzie, 31, b Fowlmere


Frederick Roberts

From around 1914:

Nellie Potter married George Albert Coe in July 1914. He was killed at the Somme in 1916. George had been a clerk in a brewery and they had been able to fund the private education of their daughter Kathleen Coe at Paston House. A few years later Nellie was able to buy and move into 26 Park Parade.

Rifleman 372901, No. 4 Company, 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 7 October 1916. Aged 26. Born Fortow, Gosport, Hampshire, enlisted and resident Cambridge. Son of Alfred and Alice Adelaide Coe, of Cambridge; husband of Nellie Coe, of 32, Newmarket Rd., Cambridge. Buried in WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row F. Grave 2.

Letter from George V: re George Coe

George Albert Coe medal WWI

George Albert Coe grave at Warlencourt cemetery


Wilfred Harry Carter


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