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Albert Reginald Wallis was born in 1887 in Nottingham and was the son of John a hosiery machine mechanic and Mary Poole Wallis née Stevenson and lived at the Dairy Leslie Road, Forest Fields, Nottingham. His father John was born in 1861 in Nottingham and his mother Mary Poole Stevenson was born in 1857 also in Nottingham, they were married in 1883 in Nottingham and went on to have 4 children, sadly 1 died in infancy their surviving children were Albert Reginald b1887, Ethel May b1890 and Walter Charles b 1892, all were born in Nottingham. In the 1911 census the family are living at the Dairy, Leslie Road, Forest Fields, and are shown as John 50 yrs a hosiery machine mechanic, he is living with his wife Mary Poole 54 yrs and their children, Albert Reginald 24 yrs a clerk, Ethel May 21 yrs a teacher and Walter Charles, 19 yrs a milk seller. Albert married his wife Sarah Ada Quinney in 1915 in Nottingham and they lived at 17, Premier Rd., Nottingham
Attended Mundella School, Meadows, Nottingham.
01 Jan 1917
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C Bty 60th Bde Royal Field Artillery
Bombardier Albert Reginald Wallis, served with “C” Battery, 60th Brigade Royal Field Artillery, he died of wounds on 1st January 1917. He is buried in St. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.(grave ref 3.D.13).
Mundella Magazine, Christmas 1918, ROH: 'Wallis RA, Bomb, RFA' Death notices published 8th January 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “WALLIS. – Died of wounds, January 1st, 1917, en route for England, Bombardier A. R. Wallis, R.F.A., late organist of St. Paul's Church, Hyson Green. Dearly loved. – His sorrowing wife. “WALLIS. – Died January 1st, 1917, from wounds received in action, Bombardier A. R. Wallis (Reg), our beloved brother-in-law. Deeply lamented. – George and Harriett.” In memoriam notices published 1st January 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “WALLIS. – In loving memory of Albert (Reg.) Wallis, died of wounds January 1st, 1917. – Wife. “WALLIS. – In tender and loving memory of our dear son, Bombdr. A. R. Wallis (Reg.), who died of wounds on New Year's Day, 1917. His sufferings were for the good of others. “WALLIS. – To the dear memory of Reg., who died of wounds January 1st., 1917. – George and Harriett.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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