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Ernest Williamson, Lincolnshire Regiment

Cliveden Military Hospital

Ernest Williamson was born at Dunkeswick in 1890, one of twelve children. He joined the 8th Service Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment (working at the time as a gardener Branston Hall, Lincs)aged 23 on 1 September 1914. His service number was 11657. He served in France where he was wounded in the shoulder and had his life saved by a comrade who rescued him from the battlefield. As a result of…