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New Radford Nottingham
John Joseph Whitehead was born in 1889 at Radford and was the only son of Arthur Thomas and Mary Ann Whitehead of 31 Greek Street, Radford.
He was a hosiery packer in 1911.
03 Sep 1916
821081 - CWGC Website
Radford Nottingham
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private John Joseph Whitehead enlisted at Nottingham, whilst residing at Radford, he served with the 17th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment. He was reported missing 3 September 1916 and reported killed the following year. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Theipval Memorial
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged), 14 August 1917: Whitehead. Missing since September 3rd 1916, now reported killed, Private JJ Whitehead Sherwood Foresters, age 27. Only son of AT and MA Whitehead, 31 Greek Street, Radford.
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