Este/East, James Richard

Este/East, James Richard

Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry

Rank: Private

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

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