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James Charles Doughty was born in 1891 in Radford. In the 1911 census he is shown as being 19 yrs and single and a private soldier, he is with the 2nd battalion Sherwood Foresters in their barracks at Crownhill, Devon. He married his wife Minnie G Brown in Nottingham in 1915
He was a career soldier
06 Oct 1917
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Machine Gun Corps
Corporal James Charles Doughty enlisted at Nottingham, he was a career soldier, in 1911 with the 2nd battalion Sherwood Foresters in barracks at Crownhill, Devon, he served with the service number 10342 in the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire) Regiment. He later transferred to the 63rd company Machine Gun Corps. He was killed in action on 6th October 1917 and is buried in Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension, Bailleul, France
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