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Beeston Nottingham
He was the son of Samuel, a lace maker, and Annie Mary Attewell and the brother of Leslie George, Kathleen Annie and Francis William Attewell. In 1901 and 1911 they lived at 12 Highfield Road Dunkirk Nottingham.
Worked as a municipal clerk
04 Nov 1918
555418 - CWGC Website
12 Highfield Road Dunkirk Nottingham
North Midland Divisional Train Army Service Corps
He attested on 6th February 1911 Posted as a driver in No.4 Company, North Midland Divisional Train 15th July 1911 Attended camp in Scarborough 1911 Attended camp in Abermaide 1912 Attended camp in Carnarvon 1913 Attended camp in Hunmanby 1914 Mobilised 5th August 1914 Promoted Corporal 31st October 1914 Re-engaged for four years or duration of war 13th September 1915 Returned to UK between 12th January 1916 and 8th April 1916 Renumbered T4/244595 in 1917 Admitted to 61st Casualty Clearing Station 4th November 1918 suffering from influenza Died 4th November 1918
Buried in Premont British Cemetery Plot II Row A Grave 18 He was the last fatality in the Divisional Train prior to the end of the war. His brother 46666 Private Neville Oliver John Attewell died on 10th April 1918 age 18 whilst serving with 4th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment and is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial In Memoriam published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 8th November 1919 :- ATTEWELL. – In loving memory of Leslie and Neville, dearly-loved sons of Mr. and Mrs. S. Attewell, Highfield-road, Dunkirk, died in France 1918. All they had hope for, all they had they gave to save mankind, themselves they scorned to save.” Above In Memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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