Agerskow, Emil

BORN HULL 1892. SON OF EMIL AGERSKOW & LILIAN STOW OF 17 CHOLMLEY STREET, HULL & 153 NORWOOD, BEVERLEY. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HE WAS A GROCER’S ASSISTANT BEFORE THE WAR. HIS FATHER WAS A MARKET GARDENER. HE SERVED WITH THE 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, OUTSIDE SERRE, ON 09/11/1916, AGED 24. HE WAS UNMARRIED AND LEFT £115 TO HIS FATHER IN HIS WILL. THIS WAS HIS PROBATE ADDRESS.

HE IS BURIED AT WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE. HIS GRAVE INSCRIPTION, READS, “THE SHADOW, EVER HOVERING, HE MET AT MERCY’S CALL, MOTHER’S SACRIFICE”

HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL ON 04/12/1916.


First name:
EMIL
Military Number:
2512
Rank:
Sergeant
Date Died
09/11/1916
Place died:
WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY, PAS DE CALAIS, FRANCE
Age:
24
17 , CHOLMLEY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK