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Father: John W. Wilkinson, born in 1869 at Nottingham and working as an asphalter's labourer. Clara Wilkinson, born 1872 at Nottingham and employed as a hosiery worker. Walter Arthur Wilkinson was their only son, but he had a step- sister, Ethel E. Upton, born in 1892 in Nottingham. The family lived at 38 Thorseby Street, Nottingham before moving to 44 Moreland Street, Meadows, Nottingham.
03 Oct 1918
182622 - CWGC Website
1/6th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Pte. Wilkinson volunteered for service, and following training he arrived in France on 26/06/1915. He served for over three years before being killed in action on 03/10/1918 at the Battle of Ramicourt which followed the crossing of the St. Quentin Canal and forced the Germans back from their fortified positions.
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