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2Lt. James Ekin

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2Lt. James Ekin

Birth
Burwood, Burwood Municipality, New South Wales, Australia
Death
1 Jul 1916 (aged 18–19)
Burial
Authuille, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Plot
VI. O. 1.
Memorial ID
56463990 View Source

Casualty of the Great War,James aged 19, was a Second Lieutenant.

His brother,Second Lieutenant Leslie Montrose Ekin , M.C., aged 22, also fell. Interred at BLIGHTY VALLEY CEMETERY, AUTHUILLE WOOD - Grave Reference
V. C. 13.

Both served with the 8th (Service) Battalion, the York and Lancaster Regiment and died on the same day.

They were sons of James and Josephine Alice Ekin of De Walden Court, Meads, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.


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Casualty of the Great War,James aged 19, was a Second Lieutenant.

His brother,Second Lieutenant Leslie Montrose Ekin , M.C., aged 22, also fell. Interred at BLIGHTY VALLEY CEMETERY, AUTHUILLE WOOD - Grave Reference
V. C. 13.

Both served with the 8th (Service) Battalion, the York and Lancaster Regiment and died on the same day.

They were sons of James and Josephine Alice Ekin of De Walden Court, Meads, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.


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  • Maintained by: woowoo
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56463990
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56463990/james-ekin: accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt. James Ekin (1897–1 Jul 1916), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56463990, citing Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France; Maintained by woowoo (contributor 49949980) .