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Twigg, John

Rank : Sergeant

Army Number : 7466

Unit : 2nd Bn

Biography :

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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