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He was the son of John and Bertha Willis of Union Terrace Union Road St Ann's Nottingham. He was the husband of Nellie Elizabeth Willis (later Etherington) of 1 Galloway's Yard Milton Street Nottingham. His brother Herbert Willis was killed in action 9/8/1916 also serving with 2nd Bn Grenadier Guards.
13 Sep 1916
2nd Bn Grenadier Guards
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged), 5 October 1916: 'Willis. Killed in action, September 15th (sic) 1916, Private Harry Willis, Grenadier Guards, husband of Nellie Willis, 1 Gallloway's Yard, Milton Street. Wife, father, sisters, brothers.'
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