1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Samuel Colebatch

Contributed by: Dawn McMillan, on 2008-11-06

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First Name Samuel
Surname Colebatch
Year of Birth 1887
Year of Death 1916
Regiment Essex Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Leytonstone, Essex

Samuel's Story

Samuel was my great grandfather but he never had the chance to get to know his daughter, let alone his grandaughter or me. As a child I was always told that when they released the poppies at the Festival of Remembrance one of them was for him, I liked that idea and still do, it feels like as long as they still do it he won't be forgotten.

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