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712: James Philipson Burrow (photograph)

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James was born in Sparkbridge, Cumbria. He joined the police in London and was also a boxer. When the war broke out he joined the West Surrey Regiment. In 1917, he was at the Third Battle of Ypres for 13 days, before he was killed at the Battle of Kemmel Hill in April 1918. Included here is a photograph of James brought in by Elizabeth Dawson, his great-niece.

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Name of contributor(s)

Elizabeth Dawson

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

James Philipson Burrow

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1914 - 1918

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

Ypres Salient

Object(s)

A photograph of James Philipson Burrow

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Our Lady's School, Abingdon (09/03/18)

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