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Radford Nottingham
He was the brother of William Hawley. In 1911 John lived with his brother William, sister in law Hannah and nephew John at 12 Cobden Terrace Plimsoll Street Hyson Green Nottingham. At the same address were another brother Albert Hawley and William Jones also listed as a brother.
He was a lace hand threader.
12 Mar 1915
857633 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private John Hawley enlisted on 21st July 1902 at Nottingham, he served with the 1st battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment. He served in Hong Kong from 5th March 1904 to 6th December 1904 and the Strait Settlements, 7th December 1904 to 19th July 1911. He went to France 10th October 1914 and was killed in action, 12th March 1915, during the German counter attack at Neuve Chapelle, France. His name is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 26 and 27.
Nottingham Evening Post 12/9/1915 'Private J Hawley, 1st Sherwood Foresters, 45a Bovill Street, Radford, missing since March 12th.’ Research Rachel Farrand
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