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Private  Ernest MAGSON, G/30975, 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, (formerly 29109, Northumberland Fusiliers), killed in action, Flanders France, 27th September 1918, age 20.

21st May 1898, born Halifax, Yorkshire, son of John Henry and Ada Magson, of 145, Lister Lane, Halifax, Yorkshire.


1911 Census - 8 Lorne Street, Gibbet Lane, Halifax, Yorkshire - John Henry Magson, head, age 43, married, warp twister, Worsted, textiles, worker, born Halifax, Yorkshire; Ada Magson, wife, age 32, married 13 years, 1 child, born Dronfield, Derbtshire; Ernest Magson, son, age 12, school part time, Worsted doffer, worker, born Halifax, Yorkshire.


Enlisted Halifax, Yorkshire.  Resided Halifax, Yorkshire. 

Buried at Gouzeaucourt New British Cemetery, I. F. 12., France.


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