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Private Cyril Edward Jines (33621)

8th Bn, The Gloucestershire Regiment, 57th Brigade, 19th Division, B.E.F.

Capbadge of the Gloucestershire Regiment

Malvern Commemoration: Malvern Library

Burial/Commemoration: Lodge Hill Cemetery

Nature of Death: Died of wounds at Coventry Hospital 16/2/1918

Age: 19

Next of Kin: Son of Mrs C Jines of Redland Road, Malvern Link, later 4 St Martins Place, Broad Street, Birmingham

In February 1918, the Malvern News reported: “The numerous friends of Pte C E Jines (the younger son of Mrs C Jines, late of Redland Road, Malvern Link) will regret to learn of his death at Coventry Hospital on the 16th February, which resulted from wounds received in France. He was buried with military honours at Lodge Hill Cemy, Birmingham.”

Five months later, after Mrs Jines had moved to 4 St Martins Place, Broad St, Birmingham, she heard the news that her third son Pte Roland Jines, Gloucestershire Regiment, had been gassed and was being treated in a French hospital. He survived the war, along with a younger brother Frank, who had been wounded in February 1918.

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