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  • Family grave and headstone, Nottingham Northern Cemetery, Bulwell. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2018).
Person Details
Basford Nottingham
He was the son of Daniel and Mary Whale and the brother of Lucy, Lydia, Joseph, Mary, Walter, Ada and George Whale. In 1911 they lived at 3, Stockhill Villas, Thurlow Street, Basford, Nottingham.
21 Mar 1918
21
850999 - CWGC Website
32566
Private
  • MM MM Military Medal
16th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
CWGC date of death 21 March 1918, family grave (Nottingham Northern Cemetery) has 25 March 1918. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial.
Inscription on headstone, Northern Cemetery, Bulwell, Nottingham: 'In loving memory of Mary Whale who died Feby. 16th 1925 aged 70 years. Life’s work well done, life’s race well run, now comes peace. Also the above named Daniel Whale who died May 27th 1931 aged 79 years. Asleep through Jesus peaceful rest. Also Frederick Whale MM beloved son of the above killed in action March 25th (sic) 1918 aged 31 years. Loved by all. Also Mary daughter of the above died 14th Dec, 1949 aged 58 years. At rest. Also Lucy daughter of the above died Jany. 12th 1965 aged 83 years. Called to higher service. Also Walter son of the above died April 11th 1978 aged 85 years. He gave a life of service.'
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  • Family grave and headstone, Nottingham Northern Cemetery, Bulwell. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2018).
    Frederick Whale - Family grave and headstone, Nottingham Northern Cemetery, Bulwell. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2018).