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He was the son of of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Povey and the brother of Evelyn May Povey. They lived at 149 Sherwood Street Nottingham.
03 May 1917
1619567 - CWGC Website
13th Bn The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Private Cecil James Povey, enlisted in Nottingham and initially served with service number 47015 in The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire ) Regiment and was later transferred to the 13th Battalion The King's (Liverpool Regiment), he was killed in action on 3rd May 1917 he has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Arras Memorial.
In memoriam published 3rd May 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “POVEY. – In loving memory of (Chang) Private C. J. Povey, killed in action May 3rd, 1917. Ever in our thoughts. – Dad and Eve.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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