Loveridge, Elias

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 21
Date of birth: October 1897

Parents: Dennis and Eva Loveridge
Address: 8 Chapel Row, Chapel Street

Occupation: Gardener

Elias was born in Warwick in October 1897 and was baptised at St Nicholas Church on 3rd November 1897. He had one sister Annie who was a year older.

According to the 1911 census the family were living at 1 Friar Street and Elias’ father Dennis was a gardener. Elias at the age of 13 was recorded as being a gardening helper. His sister aged 14 was a cigar factory hand. His mother Eva was a hawker.

Annie married Thomas Wilkins in 1926. She died three months short of her 100th birthday in 1996.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 265806
Regiment/Service: 1st/8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 75th Brigade, 25th Division
Date of death: Saturday, November 02, 1918
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in action
Commemorated/Buried: Pommereuil British Cemetery, Nord
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: St Nicholas Church


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