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  • Photograph of Thomas Henry Hanson is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
Person Details
Nottingham
Thomas Henry Henson born at Nottingham in 1887, was the only child of Thomas William Henson and Emma Coin who married at Nottingham in 1885. The family lived at: 10 Poynton Street, Nottingham [C.1891];1 Althorpe Street,Radford [C.1901]; 31 Bloomsgrove Street, Radford [C.1911]. Thomas William Henson, a moulder, died at Nottingham, aged 43, in 1904. Emma Henson who subsequently worked as a cotton reeler, died at Nottingham, either aged 63 in 1924 or aged 79, in 1940. In 1913 Thomas Henry Henson married Harriett Alice Roberts at Nottingham. They had two children: Violet (b.1913) and Thomas H. (b.1915). The address given in the newspaper announcing Private Henson’s death was 65 St Peter’s Street, Radford [n.e.p.27.7.1917]. The post-war address given by CWGC was 6 Burke St., Alfreton Road, New Radford. It is not clear what subsequently happened to his widow.
Employed as a lace bobbin and carriage hand (C. 1911)
15 Sep 1916
29
15212
Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Enlisted at Nottingham; killed in action; buried in the Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France.
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  • Photograph of Thomas Henry Hanson is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
    Thomas Henry Hanson - Photograph of Thomas Henry Hanson is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
  • Photograph of the commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Thomas Henry Henson at Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
    Thomas Henry Hanson - Photograph of the commonwealth wargraves commission headstone marking the grave of Thomas Henry Henson at Guillemont Road Cemetery, Guillemont, Somme, France is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.