Metropolitan Borough of Bradford
West Yorkshire, England
|Death: ||May 3, 1918, France|
Name: FLAXINGTON, JOHN J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Unit Text: 14th Bn.
Date of Death: May 3, 1918
Service No: 33274
Additional information: Son of James W. and Annie Flaxington, of 11 King St., Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Born at Bradford, Yorks, England. Left Rhode Island, U.S.A., July, 1915, to volunteer for British Army.
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery, France
(info from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
He has a cenotaph with his parents at Moshassuck Cemetery, Central Falls, Rhode Island, USA.
James William Flaxington (1866 - 1943)
Annie Flaxington (1869 - 1949)
33274 Lance Cpl.
Royal Welch Fusiliers
3rd May 1918
Lost to sight
To memory dear
May his reward be
as great as his sacrifice
Note: Died of wounds 3rd May 1918. Age 22. Son of James W. and Annie Flaxington of 11 King St. Pawtucket Rhode Island. Born at Bradford Yorks England. Left Rhode Island U.S.A. July 1915 to volunteer for British Army. LXV. A. 26.
Etaples Military Cemetery
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Plot: LXV. A. 26.
Maintained by: IWPP Custodial Account
Originally Created by: International Wargraves ...
Record added: May 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10892641
Thank you, for your selfless, brave and heroic sacrifice, so that we may live in peaceful freedom. R.I.P.|
Added: Mar. 31, 2016
Added: May. 23, 2014