G/3364 Private Ernest Richard ODELL (d. 26 September 1916)

Died in the Battle of the Somme 26 September 1916

Ian Valentine based on research by John Stewart

Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille, Somme, France
Photo from CommonwealthWar Graves Commission

G/3364 Private Ernest Richard Odell was born in 1890, the son of Walter & Ellen Odell of Battersea, London.  He married Lilly of Dagmar House, High Street, Wivenhoe.

He served in B Company, 12th Bn Middlesex Regiment, and died on the 26th September 1916, aged 26.

He was buried in Lonsdale Cemetery, Authuille, France, Grave ref. V1.V.4.  His name is not mentioned on the Wivenhoe War Memorial.

This page was added on 22/01/2016.

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