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Hugh Ernest Corby, Boxworth

Post Office, High Street, Boxworth

History of the Post Office, Boxworth

Post Office, Boxworth OS map 1901

1911: Post Office

Alfred William Corby, 53, blacksmith, b Bucks

Fanny, 51, b Lolworth

Hugh Earnest [sic], 13, working on farm,  b Boxworth

Hilda Beatrice, 12,  b Boxworth

James Benjamin, 10,  b Boxworth

Elsie Louise, 8,  b Boxworth

Hugh enlisted with the Cambridge Battalion when he was only 16. He died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1st July 1916.

Corbey, Hugh Ernest. Regiment number 15347, died 1st July 1916 from Boxworth


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