Victor Charles James Eyre
7th Bn., Leicestershire Regiment*
Victor Charles James Eyre died on Thursday 5th September 1918, aged 19 years, and was buried in the LEBUCQUIERE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Victor Eyre possibly died during the recapture of Lebucquiere village from German forces.
He was born c1899 in Dublin, Ireland, but by 1901 was living with his family in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 –
Victor Charles James. Born Dublin, enlisted
Mansfield, Notts (resides Annesley Woodhouse, Notts). 7th Bn.,
Leicestershire Regt., Private 53108,
Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 5th September 1918.
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*On the memorial, V. Eyre is listed under the Royal Irish Fusiliers, but CWGC and SDGW both show Leicestershire Regt.