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  • Wooden memorial plaque in St Marys Magdalene Church Hucknall, courtesy of Peter Gillings
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Hucknall
Nahum Dexter was born in 1893 at Hucknall and was the son of George a coal miner hewer and Kathleen Dexter née Bacon of 41 Bestwood Road, Butlers Hill, Hucknall. His father George was born in 1862 at Melbourne, Derbyshire and his mother Kathleen Mary Bacon was born in 1865 they were married on 4th June 1885 at St Peters Church, Derby and went on to have 9 children, sadly two died in infancy or early childhood, their children were Mabel b1886, Jane Holden b1887, both born in Melbourne, Emily b1890, Nathum b1893, George b1896, Thomas b1898, Jack b1903 and Charlotte Ball Dexter b1906, all were born in Hucknall In the 1911 census the family lived at 41 Bestwood Road Butler's Hill Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire and were shown as George 49 yrs a coal miner hewer, he is living with his wife Kathleen 46 yrs and their children, Emily 21 yrs a cigar maker, Nahum 18 yrs a coal miner rope rider, George 15 yrs a coal miner pony driver, Thomas 13 yrs an assistant at a skating ring, Jack 8 yrs a scholar, Charlotte Ball 5 yrs. George and Kathleen later moved to 14 The Limes, Brickyard, Butler's Hill.
He was a coal miner - rope rider haulage.
09 Sep 1916
24
514525 - CWGC Website
5966
Rifleman
11th Bn The Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)
Rifleman Nahum Dexter enlisted at Nottingham, he served with the 11th battalion The Rifle Brigade and landed in France on 21st July 1915. He died of wounds on 9th September 1916 at No 10 General Hospital at Rouen he was 24 yrs of age. He is buried in St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen.
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  • Wooden memorial plaque in St Marys Magdalene Church Hucknall, courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Nahum Dexter - Wooden memorial plaque in St Marys Magdalene Church Hucknall, courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • Photograph of Nahum Dexter is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Nahum Dexter - Photograph of Nahum Dexter is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918