Eric Arthur Whitaker

Name

Eric Arthur Whitaker

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/12/1915
20

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
15787
Bedfordshire Regiment
8th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
VI. A. 1A.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Standon War Memorial
St Mary’s Church Memorial, Standon
Puckeridge Memorial Plaque, Standon Village Hall, Standon

Pre War

Eric was the son of Francis Henry and Emma Whitaker of the Old Bell Inn, Standon. He was the fifth child of eight, seven boys and one girl.

Wartime Service

Wounded, he was sent to Etaples Hospital, where his leg was amputated, but he died.

Additional Information

See additional information link After his death he was recorded as the son of Francis Henry and Emma Whitaker, of Old Bell Inn, Standon, Herts.

Acknowledgments

Di Vanderson, Jonty Wild