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Harry Hoffman: Tuesday 3rd September 1918

Harry enlisted as Private 204509 in the 1 Batt. Norfolk Regiment at Kingston on Thames.  He was wounded while attached to the 15th Mortar Batt. and died of his wounds aged 30.  He is buried in Euston Road Cemetery at Colincamps just north of Albert on the Somme.

Harry was born in Westminster and his parents were William Gayland, a confectioner, and Mary Ann Hoffman.  He was a portmanteau maker, married to Frances Elizabeth, had a daughter, Dorothy May, born in 1911 and was living at 11 Nottingham Road.