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Ernest Henry was John William and Sarah Wildgoose's third eldest child, who was killed in action during the First World War. The card reads 'In Grateful and Loving Memory of Ernest Henry Wildgoose 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. The dearly beloved son of John William and Sarah Wildgoose, of Industrial House, Matlock. Killed in action at Le Vergieur, March 22nd 1918, Believed buried at Vendelles, France, Age 24 years 10 months. To us the loss, the emptiness and pain, But unto him all high eternal gain.'