Private Samuel Rushin 18723

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Name:  Private Samuel Rushin, 18723

Date of Birth:   1893

Address:   Highfield Street, Anstey

Parents Names: 

Samuel Rushin ( shoe trade riveter)

Mary Jane

Occupation before the war:  Shoe trade riveter

Siblings Names:

Henry b1878  |  Elizabeth b.1879  |  Sarah Jane b.1882  |  William b1886 |  Annie b1888                     Sophia b1890  |  Polly b1891  |  Albert b1894  |  Albert b1894  |  Charles b1900

Date Died:   17.7.1916

Age:  23

Place of Death:   The Somme

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Thiepval Mem., Somme, France

Cause of death:   Killed in action



Leicestershire Regiment


British Medal

Victory Medal

1914-15 Star

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Married Florence Sarah Dexter in Gateshead in 1915
  • Son, Samuel Harry, born  11.2 1916