Este/East, James Richard
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Service No: 7292
Boer War service: Not known
Date of enlistment: Not known
Date of discharge: Not known
Reason for discharge: Not known
Other information: Medals & clasps awarded 1 Apr 1901
Born: In 1879 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Family: He was the eldest of five children born to James R and his wife Sarah A East. He married Lily Challenor in February 1902 in Whitchurch; together they had three children.
Residence: In 1881 he was living with his family in Blakeland Street, Aston, Birmingham; by 1891 they had moved to Cherry Wood Road, Bordesley, Aston. In 1901 he was boarding with the Heatley family at 44 Bargates, Whitchurch, Shropshire (James and Frederick Heatley have adjacent service numbers suggesting they enlisted together).
Employment: In 1891 he was a shoe shop manager
Death: Not known