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Red Lion Inn, Comberton OS map 1901

Red Lion, Comberton

History of the Red Lion, Comberton

1911 Red Lion Inn

Arthur Williamson, 57, publican and police pensioner, b Somersham

Annie, 54, b Gloucs

Charles Percy, 20, carpenter, b Kent

Sydney [sic] George, 12, b Kent

Arthur was also the Police Commissioner in the village. Percy enlisted in the Cambridge Volunteer Battalion in 1914 with Percy Harper and Alfred Day from the village. All three lied abut their age. Sidney would have been only 15. His mother died the following year.

Sidney died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. he would probably have been 17.

Williamson Sidney George, Private 15753, 11th Suffolks, Died 1st July 1916. From Comberton


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