Wignall, Benjamin

Benjamin 

Wignall

1883 - 1917
Aged38
Rank Private
Service no.203194
Regiment 4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceWigston
DiedApril 14, 1917

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Wignall

Benjamin was born in 1883 in Wigston and baptised on 4.2.1883 in Wigston. His parents were Benjamin, a framework knitter and Sarah (nee Pawley).
They had 9 children
William H 1866
Allred 1868
George 1873
Sarah 1875
Florence 1878
Thomas 1880
Benjamin 1883 2unknown

In 1891 census the family lived at 88 Newton Lane, Wigston. In 1901 census they were still there.
In 1907 Benjamin married Harriet Ellen Evatt. And they had 1 son, Benjamin MT in 1915.
In 1911 census Benjamin senior lived at 14 Newton Lane with his married daughter, Florence. Benjamin junior lived at 13 Churchgate, Leicester with his family and ran his own fried fish bar.

Benjamin became Private 203194 4RB Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and Died, aged 38, on 14.4.1917 in a hospital in Louth. His home address was given as 38 Cecil Road, Leicester and he is buried at Welford Road Cemetery (Uol.175). He is also on the All Saints Memorial, Wigston.

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