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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave of J Hazard at Nottingham Northern Cemetery 
photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
Radford, Nottingham
John Hazard was born in 1888 in Nottingham and was the son of Alexander a labourer and Harriet Hazard née Dennis of 61 Independent Street Radford Nottingham. His father Alexander was born in 1862 in Radford and his mother Harriett Dennis was born in 1857 in Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire, they were married in 1887 in Nottingham and had 7 children, their children were, Edith b1884 Skegness, John b1888 Radford, George b1892 Nottingham, Iris May b1895 Nottingham, Arthur b1898 Nottingham, Alexander b1901 Nottingham and Cyrus b1902 Nottingham. In the 1911 census his parents are living at 3 Durban Place, Alfreton Road, Nottingham and were shown as Alexander 49 yrs a labourer, he is living with his wife Harriett 54 yrs and their children George 19 yrs a carter, Iris May16 yrs a lace dresser, Arthur 13 yrs a scholar, Alexander 10 yrs a scholar and Cyrus 9 yrs a scholar. In the same 1911 Census John is shown as being 24 yrs of age , single and a lace dresser, he is living with Mabel Hayward 22 yrs married and a lace dresser and her son John Hayward 5 yrs at 38, Brook Street in Nottingham. His pension card shows his widow as Mabel Hazard born 21st March 1888 who lived at 11 Watford Road, Aspley, he has two step children, John Hazard Hayward born 6th June 1911 and Iris Mary Hazard Hayward born 14th August 1914. Following his death Mabel Hazard was awarded a pension of 25 shiilings and 5 pence a week which commenced on 1st September 1919. CWGC entry states - Husband Of Mabel Hazard, of 76, Independent Street, Radford, Nottingham. The bdm records show John Hazard married Mabel Hayward in 1918 at Nottingham.
He was a lace dresser.
28 Feb 1919
32
2750225 - CWGC Website
17611
Private
13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
He originally served with 13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers and landed in France on 9th September 1915. 13th Battalion was amalgamated with 12th Battalion on 10th August 1917 to become 12th/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died of pneumonia at the Military Hospital, Albert Hall, Nottingham and is buried in Nottingham Northern Cemetery
Obituary published in the Nottingham Evening Post 1st March 1919 : - HAZARD. – Died February 28th, at Military Hospital, Pte. John Hazard, of pneumonia, aged 32, of 76 Independent-street, after 4½ years in France.[1] We, Lord, Thy purpose cannot see, but all is well that's done by Thee. – From broken-hearted wife and children.” He had served 12 months in Wakefield prison (8th November 1907 – 15th October 1908) for shop-breaking - origin - West Yorkshire Prison Records. Reference C118: Wakefield Prison. West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield, England. Above items courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918. His brother Private George Alfred Hazard, served with the 2nd Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, was killed in action on 27th or 28th February 1915. He is buried in Houplines Communal Cemetery Extension.(grave ref lll.B.26).
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave of J Hazard at Nottingham Northern Cemetery 
photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    J Hazard - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave of J Hazard at Nottingham Northern Cemetery photo courtesy of Peter Gillings