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  • Photograph shows the panel on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli upon which Harry Mellors name is commemorated and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Arnold, Nottingham
Harry Mellors was born in 1882, in Arnold, Nottingham, and was the son of William a jobbing gardener and Ann Mellors née Martin of 15 Gibbons Street, Dunkirk His father Wiliam was born in 1844 in Arnold and his mother Ann Martin was born in 1846 at Pyebridge, Derbyshire, they were married in 1866 at Sheffield and went on to have 9 children, sadly 4 were to die in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children , all born in Arnold were, Samuel b1879, Harry b1882, Sylvia b1883, Mary b1886 and John William born 1888. In 1907 Harry married Ellen Pease at Nottingham, they go on to have a son Harry Rider born in 1898 at Nottingham. In the 1911 census his parents are living at 15 Gibbons Street, Dunkirk and are shown as William 67 yrs a jobbing gardener he is living with is wife Ann 65 yrs and their daughter Mary 25 yrs a laundress. In the same 1911 census Harry and his family are living at 162 New Annesley, they were boarding at the address with Robert Hutchinson 55 yrs a widowed coal miner , they are shown as Harry 29 yrs a coal miner , he is boarding with his wife Ellen 24 yrs and their son Harry Rider 3 yrs. Following Harry's death in Gallipoli, Ellen married Bernard Harvey in 1916 and was living at Bleak Hall, East Kirkby, Notts.
He was a coal miner
06 Jul 1915
32
688550 - CWGC Website
19125
Private
2nd Bn South Wales Borderers
Private Harry Mellors, enlisted at Mansfield and served with the 2nd Battalion South Wales Borderers. He landed at Gallipoli on 14th June 1915 and he was killed in action on 6th July 1915. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial.
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  • Photograph shows the panel on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli upon which Harry Mellors name is commemorated and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Harry Mellors - Photograph shows the panel on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli upon which Harry Mellors name is commemorated and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
  • Photograph showing the Helles Memorial at Gallipoli upon which Harry Mellors name is commemorated and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Harry Mellors - Photograph showing the Helles Memorial at Gallipoli upon which Harry Mellors name is commemorated and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918