13 April 2009

31566 Pte Bertie Alan POWELL

Pte 31566 Bertie Alan Powell was born in Chelmsford. He Lived in Heybridge with his wife Nellie at 28 Well Terrace, Heybridge. Before the war (from 1906) he was the Hon. Sec. of Heybridge Football Club.

Bertie died 28/4/1917, aged 36, during the ill fated attack on Oppy.

He is remembered in perpetuity on the Arras Memorial (Bay 7)

Thanks to Stephen Nunn, Great war researcher from Maldon

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