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Radford Nottingham
George Clarence was born in 1891 in Radford, the son of Arthur Fidler and Emily Fidler née Walker. His father Arthur was born in 1866 in Lincoln, his mother Emily Walker was born in 1871 in Nottingham. They were married in 1888 in Nottingham and went on to have 3 children: Annie b1889, George Clarence b1891 and Charles b 1903, all were born in Nottingham His father Arthur died in 1898 in Nottingham, he was 32 yrs old. His mother remarried in 1910 to a Samuel Saxton. In 1911 they lived at 39 Brassey Street and later at 15 Edinburgh Street (both Radford Nottingham).
He was employed in cotton daubing.
01 Jul 1917
523026 - CWGC Website
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
George Clarence Fidler enlisted in Nottingham and he served with the 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, in the Lewis Gun Section. He was reported missing 1st July 1917 and his death was not confirmed until the following March. A family notice of his death was printed in the local paper on 30th March 1918. He is buried in Maroc British Cemetery, Grenay
Personal inscription, CWGC headstone: 'Till we meet' Notice published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 30th March 1918:- “FIDLER. - Missing, now reported killed July 1st, 1917, Private George Clarence Fidler (Dan), Sherwood Foresters Lewis Gun Section. Oh for a touch of the vanished hand and the sound of a voice that is still. - Silently mourned by his mother, dad, brothers, sister Annie and Jack (in Middlesex).” Above notice is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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