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George William Graves, Chatteris

Linnet Terrace, Huntingdon Road (Hive Lane), Chatteris

History of Linnet Terrace

Linnet Terrace is supposed to have been built by a man who made money selling songs birds such as linnets in London. (see )

Hive Lane, 1900 OS map

1911 Linnet Terrace, Hive Lane

Henry Graves, 36, boiler plater engineering works, b Chatteris

Mary Lina, 37, b March

George William, 14, telegraph messenger Post Office, b Chatteris

Beatrice Mary, 12, b Chatteris

Charles Henry, 9, b Chatteris

In 1901 the family had been living at South Park Street, Chatteris. Henry worked at the Chatteris Engineering Works. George was also a member of the West Park Street Baptist Church. He joined the Cambridge Volunteer Battalion in 1914. On the first day of the Battle of the Somme he was wounded in three places and died a week later in hospital.

Graves, George William, Lance Corpl 16381 11th Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Died 7th July 1916. From Chatteris.



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