Eric Lillywhite Lailey

Name

Eric Lillywhite Lailey

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

29/02/1916
21

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Second Lieutenant
Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
7th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY
I. F. 14.
Belgium

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Eric Lillywhite Lailey, born in 1894, was the only son of Ernest Lailey and Leah Lilleywhite.

Wartime Service

He enlisted in the Duke of Cornwall’s Infantry and went to France in July 1915. He was killed the following year at the age of 21.

Additional Information

Son of Ernest and Leah Lailey, of "Newton," Watford, Herts. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild