Gunner Colin Hessey

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Date of Birth


Date of Death

27 Apr 1920

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Place of Birth

Englefield Green
United Kingdom

World War I Address

15 Round Green
United Kingdom

Place of Death

United Kingdom

Grave Location

Plot Y.N.22
Crawley Green Road
United Kingdom

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier

Colin Hessey was born in Englefield Green, Surrey in 1884.

In 1901 he is living at 6 Mount Place in Old Windsor, Berkshire with his parents & sister. His father John is working as a gardener's labourer & his mother Eliza is a Laundress. Colin is 16 years old & working as a garden boy. His sister Georgina is at school.

Colin married Ellen Maria Churchman in 1908 & in 1911 they are living at 15 Round Green, Luton. Colin is now working as a bricklayer's labourer & Ellen is at home looking after their 3 year old son Victor James.

Colin joined the Royal Field Artillery, he survived the war but died 27th April 1920. He is buried in the cemetery on Crawley Green Road.

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Author: KarenC

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