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  • Son of Mr & Mrs H. Windybank, Albany Rd and husband of Ivy Windybank, Glen Roy Terrace
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Retford
Joseph was born at Retford in 1892 and was the son of John a navvy and Lois Grande, of 10, Canal St, Retford, Notts. John and Lois had a very large family eleven in total however only eight of whom survived until 1911. In the 1901 census the family are living at Woolpack St Retford and Joseph is 9 years of age . By the 1911 census their address is Brammers Yard, Woolpack Street, Retford on the night of the census Lois is at the address with three of her sons , John 20 years Joseph 19 years and Charles 16 years, all of whom are farm labourers. John and Lois must have been very proud when three of their sons , Charles, Joseph and John all enlisted when war broke out, only for tragedy to follow when first Joseph was killed, followed eighteen months later by Charles and John who had served with the 6th battalion Lincolnshire Regiment was seriously injured whilst involved in the Gallipoli campaign and was discharged from the army.
02 Jan 1915
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155090 - CWGC Website
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1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Joseph was already a serving soldier at the outbreak of the Great War, he first attested into the special reserve on 5th September 1911 at Lincoln when he was 19 years and 5 months old. He stated he was a general labourer and a primitive Methodist on his attestation papers. He served with the 1st battalion Lincolnshire Regiment and went with them to the Western Front where they disembarked on 13th August 1914. He was killed in action on 2nd January 1915 and is buried in Kemmel Chateaux Military Cemetery, Belgium grave reference B 15
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  • Son of Mr & Mrs H. Windybank, Albany Rd and husband of Ivy Windybank, Glen Roy Terrace
    Joseph Grande - Son of Mr & Mrs H. Windybank, Albany Rd and husband of Ivy Windybank, Glen Roy Terrace