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John Edward William Samuelswas the husband of my first cousin once removed, her name Florence Beatrice Samuels nee Powell 1890-1930.
Her husband John was killed at the Battle of the Somme, Flanders, France.

The Battle of the Somme also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. It took place between 1 July and 18 November 1916.

John was a bombadier in the Royal Field Artillery. He recieved the Military Medal and Distinguished Conduct Medal. His body was never found. Florence later married his brother George Sidney Samuels in 1922. She had one child with John, Florence and 4 with George.


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