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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 30th Decemebr 1915 , courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
Person Details
Daybrook
Bertie was born in Daybrook in 1895, the son of Thomas Castledine Mee a coal miner and the late Ann Mee.(nee Merrin) of Bells Terrace, Portland Street. Hs father Thomas Castledine Mee was born in 1846 in Aslockton and his mother Ann Merrin was born in 1851 at Syerston (she died 1902 aged 53 yrs ) . They were married in 1884, their marriage was recorded in the Belper Registration district, they went on to have the following children, John Henry b1871 Somercoates, Joshua b1879 Somercoates, Thomas William b1879 Somercoates, Isiah b18882 Somercoates, Florence b1884, Somercoates , Mabel b1887 Newstead, Ada b1890 Daybrook, Ernest b1893 Daybrook, Ethel b1895 Daybrook. In the 1911 Census the family are living at Bells Terrace, Portland Street, Daybrook and are shown as Thomas Castledine 65 yrs a coal miner, he is a widow and is living with his children, Ada 21 yrs a laundry hand, Ernest 18 yrs a brewery hand, Ethel 16 yrs a laundry hand and Bertie 16 yrs a brewery hand by He attended the Daybrook Infants School and then the British School on Front Street Arnold. He was a member of the Daybrook Baptist Church. .
He was employed as a brewery hand at Home Brewery Mansfield Road, Daybrook
20 Oct 1914
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870355 - CWGC Website
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Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Bertie Mee enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 1st battalion Sherwood Foresters and landed in France on 8th September 1914. He was serving with the 2nd Battalion the Sherwood Foresters He was killed in action near Ennetteres on 20th October 1914, whilst serving with the 2nd battalion Sherwood Foresters, he has no known grave and His name is commemorated at the Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium
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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 30th Decemebr 1915 , courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Bertie Mee - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 30th Decemebr 1915 , courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.