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Rank : Sergeant
Army Number : 7466
Unit : 2nd Bn
John Twigg enlisted at Leicester. As Private awarded 3rd Class Certificate of Education on 18.11.1905. Was serving with the 2nd Bn in India in 1912. He made 37 appearances for Leicester FC's 1st XV in 1913/14, and scored 2 tries. Served with the 2nd Bn during World War One, entering France on 20.10.1914. Killed in Action near Neuve Chapelle in France on 13.3.1915, aged 30 years. His name is recorded on Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Date of Birth : c1885
Place of Birth : Ibstock, Leicestershire
Date of Death : 13.3.1915
Place of Death : Neuve Chapelle, France
Civil Occupation : Colliery Worker
Period of Service : 1905-15
Conflicts : WW1
Places Served : India, France
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