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Nottingham
1901; Father, John age 52. Born in Suffolk. Occupation Coal Heaver. Mother, Sarah age 47. Born in Bulwell, Nottingham. Siblings, Elizabeth age 24. Born in Bulwell. Occupation Hosiery Mender, William J age 19. Born in Basford, Nottingham. Occupation Tailors Cutter, Ernest age 15.Born in Basford. Alice age 12. Born in Nottingham. Walter age 9. Born in Nottingham.Boarders, William Vane age 31. Born in Leicestershire. Occupation unclear. Alice Vane age 26. Born in Shardlow, Derbyshire. Occupation unclear. Ernest J Brown age 25.Born in Nottingham. Occupation Hairdresser. Rose BellBrown age 22. Born in Bulwell. Occupation Hosiery.George A Murrill age 42. Born Hammersmith, London.Occupation Engineer. Mary Murrill age 40. Born in Scotland. Georgina Murrill age 5. Born Hammersmith.Thomas born Basford, Nottingham, occupation unclear.Address, 85 Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham. 1911; John still a Coal Heaver, Elizabeth now a Laundry General Assistant, William and Ernest both News Agents, Alice a Machinist. Boarder M…..? Ward age 24. Born in Nottingham. Occupation Labourer. Gladys age 3 months,daughters child. Address, 14 Cremorne Street, Meadows. Thomas married (Mary) Elizabeth Linthwaite Tudor 25/12/1904 at Netherfield Parish Church.Address in 1915, 33 Castle Terrace, Castle Road, Nottingham. Also lived 19 Atlas Street, Arkwright Street.
Window Cleaner
26 Jan 1917
24
26728
Private
7th Bn The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Pte. Butters attested at Nottingham on 11/12/1915 and was finally mobilised on 15/06/1916 at Derby. He was sent on to Wallsend the following day to train with the battalion. On 15/10/1916 the men embarked at Devonport for Mesopotamia and arrived at Basra on 22/11/1916. He was killed in action on 25/01/1917.
Death notice published 10th February 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BUTTERS. – Killed in action, January 26th, Private T. H. Butters, North Staffordshire Regiment, aged 34. For ever with the Lord. “BUTTERS. – Killed in action, January 26th, Private T. H. Butters, North Staffordshire Regiment. – From brother Ernest, sister Lizzie, and Alice.” In memoriam published 26th January 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BUTTERS. – In loving memory of Thomas Henry Butters, killed in action January 26th, 1916. [sic] Not changed, but glorified; sweetest memories. – Wife.” In memoriam published 26th January 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “BUTTERS. - In loving memory of my dear husband, Thomas Henry Butters, killed in action Jan. 26th, 1917. Some time with tearless eyes we'll see, and then we'll understand. Sweetest memories. - Wife.” Above notices are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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