Earnest L Dear

Name: Ernest L Dear

1880 - 11th July 1915

Place of Birth: Arlesey

Occupation: Farm Labourer

Division: 1st Battalion

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment

Rank: Private

Commemorated: Panel 31 and 33, Ypres (Menin Gate Memorial), Ypres, Belgium


Person(s) placing the cross on behalf of the Arlesey Remembers You Project: Richard Waterhouse 

Information from the Bedfordshire Regiment. Ernest Dear. 6650 enlisted in 1899, served in the S.A Wars. He was killed by falling debris when the Germans blew a mine as they held the lines near the infamous Hill 60, nicknamed Murder Hill.



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