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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage  Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
Frank Hoskins was born in 1895 he was the son of Frank a fitters labourer and Kate Hoskins née Standin and the brother of Frank, Dorothy, Harry, Daisy and Ivy Hoskins. Frank was born in 1871 at Nottingham, Kate Standin was born in 1870 at Sleaford, they were married in 1890 at Nottingham, they went on to have 6 children. In the 1911 census the family lived at 6 Olive Row Mount Street Nottingham Frank 40 yrs is a fitters labourer, he is living with his wife Kate 41 yrs and their six children, including William 15 yrs a clerk.
Employed by Messrs. Boots as a clerk
30 Mar 1917
21
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Private
South Wales Borderers
Private William Hoskins, enlisted at West Bridgford, Nottingham, serving with the 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers, formerly Royal Sussex Regiment, he was killed in action on 30th March 1917 and is buried in the Bard Cottage Cemetery grave reference .II F 2
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 7 May 1917: Private W Hoskins, South Wales Borderers, 5 (sic) Olive Row, Mount Street, Nottingham, killed in action March 30th, aged 21. Used to work at Messrs Boots.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage  Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    William Hoskins - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle