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Driver John Charles Rimmer (2085)

'B' Bty, 241st (1/2nd South Midland) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, 48th Division, T.F. B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: Holy Trinity North Malvern

Burial/Commemoration: Sainte Marie Cemetery

Nature of Death: Died of pneumonia at Le Havre, France 21/6/16

Age: 22

Next of Kin: Eldest son of Frederick and Mary Elizabeth Rimmer of Woodbine Cottage, Link Top

Previous Employment: At Messrs Nalin & Co, Worcester

John Charles Rimmer died in hospital in Le Havre, France, and was buried with full military honours. He was the eldest son of the late Mr Frederick Rimmer and Mrs Mary Elizabeth Rimmer of Woodbine Cottage, Link Top. He lived at Rockcliffe, Newtown Road. He was a member of Holy Trinity branch of the Church of England Mens’ Society, a keen footballer and well known in athletic circles. He was formerly employed at the offices of Messrs Nalin and Co, Worcester.

Malvern News 8/7/16


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