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Captain FRANCIS EYTON SPURLING

Regiment & Unit/Ship

Rifle Brigade

7th Bn.

Date of Death

Died 06 December 1917

Age 32 years old

Buried or commemorated at

NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY

XIII. A. 4.

Belgium

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Additional Info Son of Frederick William Spurling (Sub-Warden of Keble College, Oxford, and Canon Residentiary of Chester) and Clara Eyton, his wife. Served in S. W. Africa, 1914; dangerously wounded while rescuing one of his men, April, 1916, again wounded, April, 1917. Married Mary Geraldine Greathead who died June, 1916.
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