Mark Rowland BINNS  (I10522)
Given Names: Mark Rowland
Surname: BINNS

Gender: Male Male
      

Birth: about December 1890 Peterborough, Northants
Death: 14 June 1915 Battlefield WWI

Personal Facts and Details
Birth about December 1890 Father36Mother38 Peterborough, Northants

Death 14 June 1915 (Age 24) Battlefield WWI

Last Change 26 January 2012 - 07:46:03 - by: binnsadmin

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1890 Dec Q Birth registered in Peterborough
1891 Census son age 4 months
1901 Census son age 11
1915 Served as Gunner with 17th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Commemorated on memorial in PETERBOROUGH OLD CEMETERY (OR BROADWAY CEMETERY)
NB Mark Rowland Binns also commemorated on a memorial in Huddersfield
1915 Jun 26 Peterborough Advertiser: Driver Mark Binns, RFA, was fatally wounded in the leg, after an operation at the base hospital he was removed to Birmingham where he died. He was laid to rest at Peterborough on Friday with military honours.
1915 Jun 26 Peterborough Advertiser: On Friday afternoon, Driver M.R. Binns of the RFA and who succumbed to wounds received at the front, was buried in Peterborough cemetery with full military honours. The band of the Essex Regiment was present and played 'The Dead March' on the way from the church to the cemetery. The firing party from the same regiment was also in attendance. The coffin, which was draped in the Union Jack, was placed upon a gun carriage of the Hertfordshire RFA. It was of polished oak and bore the inscription, 'Mark Roland Binns, Died June 14th 1915 aged 24 years'. The cortege on its way from Craig Street to St Marks Church, and again from the church to the cemetery passed along streets lined with sympathetic spectators. The service was conducted by the Rev. C. Curtis, the hyms being 'Lead Kindly Light' and 'Peace Perfect Peace'. At the conclusion of the reverent service the 'Last Post' was sounded by Regimental Trumpeters over the grave, and the gallant young soldier was left to his honoured rest.

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