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Listed in the book of remembrance as Leonard F Ball.
19th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
According to the details in the Book of Remembrance, Leonard served in the 19th Bn Sherwood Foresters as a drummer and was killed in action.
This man has not been traced on CWGC or Regimental records. The following details may relate to Leonard F Ball: Marriage: Edwin Ball to Clara Adcock 1881 (J/F/M Nottingham). Notts Marriages: Edwin Ball to Clara Adcock 24 March 1881 Nottingham St Mark 1881 Census: 6 Mechanics Yard Radford. Edwin Ball (22) b. Ilkeston lace maker, Clara Ball (20) 1911 Census: 18 Clarence Street, Nottingham. Clara Annie (49 b. Nottingham) married lace hand, Frederick Willhelm (17) accountants clerk, Leonard Francis (15) errand boy, Clara Annie (14) pattern girl. Children b. Leipzig Germany, British subjects by parentage. Clara married 21 years, 6 children - 5 living 1 died Note: Father a lace maker and may have moved to Leipzig to work in the lace industry. Family in Leipzig from at least 1894 to 1897 based on the ages of the three children on the 1911 census, but there were six children (one died in infancy) and no Nottingham birth registrations Ball/Adcock. No trace 1901 Census (Nottingham). 1939 England & Wales Register: Welbeck Hotel Milton Street Nottingham, Leonard F Ball b. 27 December 1895 married commercial traveller Death index: Leonard Francis Ball b. 27 December 1895 d. 1969 (J/A/S Worthing Sussex)  
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