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  • Photograph was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post, 20th September 1915. Courtesy of Jim Grundy, facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
Person Details
Carrington Nottingham
Bertram was born in 1890, the son of John, a commercial traveller in the printing trade, and Annie Bacon (née Harrison). His father was born in 1865 in Chesterfield and his mother, who was also born in 1865, in Nottingham. Married at Nottingham in 1884, they had seven children, one of whom died in infancy. All the children were born in Nottingham. Bertram’s surviving siblings were Clarence Clifford b.1885, Leonard b.1887, Ernest b.1895, Grace b.1894 and Cyril b.1904. Bertram married Eleanor Mabel Stainsby at Nottingham In 1908 and they had two children, Bernard Victor (b.1909) and Stella (b.1910). In 1911 Bertram’s parents lived at 31 Sherbrook Road, Carrington, while he, Eleanor and their children lived at 82 Leicester Street, St Ann’s, Nottingham. Following Bertram's death Eleanor married John Buxton in 1917 and lived at 11 St Cecilia Terrace Peas Hill Road, St Ann's, Nottingham.
22 Aug 1915
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698311 - CWGC Website
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Private
B Sqdn South Nottinghamshire Hussars
Bertram Wilfred Bacon enlisted at Nottingham first entering theatre (Egypt) in 1915 before transferring to Gallipoli. He was killed in action on 22 August 1915. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Helles Memorial (Panel 17).
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  • Photograph was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post, 20th September 1915. Courtesy of Jim Grundy, facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Bertram Wilfred Bacon - Photograph was first published in the Nottingham Evening Post, 20th September 1915. Courtesy of Jim Grundy, facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
  • The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. Photograph CWGC.
    Bertram Wilfred Bacon - The Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. Photograph CWGC.
  • Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. Panel with the name of Bertram Wilfred Bacon.  Courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Bertram Wilfred Bacon - Helles Memorial, Gallipoli. Panel with the name of Bertram Wilfred Bacon. Courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918