Registration Photograph of Bertie Huggins Grave
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|Title||Registration Photograph of Bertie Huggins Grave|
|Notes||Bertie worked as a baker in Norwich at Bassinwaith's Stores and at other locations. At his time of conscription he was baking in the Suffolk village of Rickinghall, he left behind five children. The youngest was due to be Christened on his father's next leave. My aunt told me that my grandmother was holding the baby, when she received the notification of her husband's death, she passed the baby to her daughter and fainted.|
Registration photograph of the grave of Pte. Huggins, forwarded by 'The Director-General of | Graves Registration and Enquiries'
Pte. G/53202 Bertie Robert Huggins, 20th (3rd Public Schools) Bn. Royal Fusiliers, killed in action 16th April 1917, is buried in Heninel-Croisilles Road Cemetery. The 20th Bn. formed part of the 33rd Division, which attacked through Heninel from 15th April 1917, taking part in the Battle of Arras.
|Item Date||October 1920|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Richard Marshall (Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day 8th April 2008)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||J A Huggins|