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He was the husband of Elizabeth Blockley and the father of John, Annie, Ernest, Willie, Beatrice and Elizabeth Blockley. In 1911 they lived at 2 Lowdham Street Nottingham. He was the brother of Beatrice and Albert (obit).
In 1911 he was a chimney sweep.
28 Apr 1917
489168 - CWGC Website
11th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private John Blockley, served with the 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment. He was killed in action on 28th April 1917 and is buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm).
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 18 May 1917: Blockley. Killed in action April 28th, Pte John Blockley Sherwood Foresters. Mother, sister Beatrice, brother Albert, husband of Elizabeth Brockley, 43 Alfred Street. Wife and children. Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 9 June 1917: Private J Blockley, Sherwood Foresters, 43 Alfred Street South, Nottingham, killed in action April 28th age 34.
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