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Radford Nottingham
He was the son of James and Emma Howitt of Old Radford Nottingham. He was the husband of Gertrude Eliza Howitt, née Andrews whom he married in 1903 at Nottingham and the father of May (born 1904)and Gwendoline ( born 1909) Howitt. In 1911 they lived at 37 Welbeck Street Mansfield.
In 1911 he was a master window cleaner.
02 Oct 1916
658453 - CWGC Website
3rd Bn The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Private James Henry Howitt enlisted at Mansfield and served with the 3rd battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. He died on 2nd October 1916 (Soldiers Effects register shows he committed suicide at Benton, Northumberland,) he is buried at Long Benton (Benton) Cemetery, Northumberland. Headstone Inscription: "Until The Day Break".
This man is commemorated in a book of remembrance held by Mansfield District Council.
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