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John James

Private

Service No. 31390

Age 20

Died on 17 July 1916

Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Somme, France

Son of Alfred and Annie James, of 43, Hogarth St., Carlton Rd., Nottingham.

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Steven Charlesworth

My Great Uncle John, you were so young but have always been the greatest inspiration of my life. Always remembered.

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Kelly Charlesworth

My great-great uncle, wish we had more stories about you. Remembered on Thiepval memorial, KIA guillemont

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We will remember them.

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Henry Harrison

John, O valiant heart, who to your glory came ….. your memory hallowed in the land you loved.

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Born December 22nd 1895, my Great Uncle John, was a foreman at a box factory in Nottingham. At only 5'2" he was too short to join up. He was...

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John, I am not aware of the precise circumstances of your death, nor what caused it, but, as a former soldier in the 1st and 7th Battalions ...

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