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  • Photograph was published on 30th October 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Nottingham
Harold Makin was born in 1892 at Nottingham and was the son of Elizabeth Makin. He appears on the 1901 census living at 44 Queens Road, Nottingham, he is shown as being 8 yrs of age, he is living with his unmarried mother Elizabeth Makin 26 yrs a silk embroiderer at his grandparents home . His grandfather is Peter Makin 52 yrs a van man in the lace trade and his grandmother is Elizabeth Makin 50 yrs a lace dresser By the 1911 census Harold is still living at 44 Queens Road, Nottingham, he is shown as being 18 yrs single and a provisions packer, he is still living with his grandmother Elizabeth who is now 60 years of age, and a widow , she is a curtain dresser, his mother is not at this address on the night of the census.
25 Sep 1915
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Private
12th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Private Harold Makin, served with the 12th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. He landed in France on 9th September 1915 and was killed in action on 25th September 1915. His name is commemorated on the Loos Memorial panel 20-22.
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  • Photograph was published on 30th October 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Harold Makin - Photograph was published on 30th October 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918