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PRIVATE WILLIAM (BILL) LOVERIDGE

Killed in action 23rd February 1918 in the frontline trenches between Gricourt and Fayet, with the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.

Name: William Loveridge
Birth Place: Oxford
Death Date: 23 Feb 1918
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Oxford
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion
Number: 202276
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre

In the 1901 Census he was listed as a Paper Mill Labourer.

In the 1911 Census he was shown as a Fitter’s Labourer at the Paper Mill in Wolvercote, Oxfordshire.

Married Margret Josephine Harrison in 1911. I believe they had a son William Alfred Loveridge.

 

 

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Private George Loveridge

Name: George Loveridge
Birth Place: Wolvercote, Oxon
Residence: Oxford
Death Date: 4 Apr 1917
Enlistment Location: Wolvercote, Oxon
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 201985
Type of Casualty: Killed in action

Name: LOVERIDGE
Initials: G
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Date of Death: 04/04/1917
Service No: 201985
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. K. 1.
Cemetery: ROISEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

# Birth: 14 MAY 1897 in Wolvercote, Oxfordshire, England
# _APID: 8912::19661400 1
# Name: George Loveridge
# _APID: 8912::19661400 1
# Death: of https://www.military-genealogy.com/nameShow?war=1&sid=216233 04 APR 1917 in Flanders, Belgium
# Sex: M
# _APID: 1030 2
# _APID: 7814::8044084 3

HintsAncestry Hints for George Loveridge

2 possible matches found on Ancestry.com Ancestry.com

Father: Absolom Loveridge b: abt 1853 in Red Morley, Gloucestershire, England
Mother: Elizabeth Waine b: 1 Oct 1855 in Burford, Oxfordshire, England

Sources:

1. Title: England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
Author: FreeBMD
Publication: Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data – General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont
Note:

Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=freebmdbirth&h=19661400&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt
Note:
Text: Birth date: Jun 1897Birth place: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2. Title: Public Member Trees
Author: Ancestry.com
Publication: Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data – Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.Original data: Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.
Note:
This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
Page: Ancestry Family Trees
Note:
Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=48810&pid=-1666544776
3. Title: 1901 England Census
Author: Ancestry.com
Publication: Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data – Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1901. Data imaged from the National
Note:

Page: Class: RG13; Piece: 1391; Folio: 111; Page: 18.
Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=uki1901&h=8044084&ti=0&indiv=try
Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1901&h=8044084&ti=0&indiv=try
Text: Name: George LoveridgeBirth: abt 1898 in Wolvercote, Oxfordshire, EnglandDeath:

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