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  • James' headstone in St Peter's churchyard East Drayton Nottinghamshire. 'In affectionate remembrance of Sapper W. O. [CWGC O.W.] James, R.E., the dearly loved son of Lewis & Annie James, who died at Fort Pitt Military Hospital Chatham March 12th 1919. Aged 18 years. Not our will, O Lord, but thine be done.'
Person Details
Sheffield
He was the son of Lewis and Annie James and the brother of Elizabeth, Lewis, Louise, Fred and Wilfred James. In 1901 they lived in Sheffield (Brightside Bierlow) and in 1911 at 656 Grimesthorpe Road Sheffield. Lewis and Annie later moved to the Old Vicarage East Drayton Retford Nottinghamshire.
12 Mar 1919
18
2749948 - CWGC Website
39847
Sapper
Royal Engineers
'D' Coy Depot He died from illness at Chatham.
Whyndham Oswald James in family records. Research by Rachel Farrand
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  • James' headstone in St Peter's churchyard East Drayton Nottinghamshire. 'In affectionate remembrance of Sapper W. O. [CWGC O.W.] James, R.E., the dearly loved son of Lewis & Annie James, who died at Fort Pitt Military Hospital Chatham March 12th 1919. Aged 18 years. Not our will, O Lord, but thine be done.'
    Photo Rachel Farrand - James' headstone in St Peter's churchyard East Drayton Nottinghamshire. 'In affectionate remembrance of Sapper W. O. [CWGC O.W.] James, R.E., the dearly loved son of Lewis & Annie James, who died at Fort Pitt Military Hospital Chatham March 12th 1919. Aged 18 years. Not our will, O Lord, but thine be done.'
  •  A pair of wooden candlesticks, which stand near the altar of St Peter's Church, East Drayton were given in memory of Windham Oswald James by his family. Photo courtesy of Mandy Freeman
    Gospel Lights - A pair of wooden candlesticks, which stand near the altar of St Peter's Church, East Drayton were given in memory of Windham Oswald James by his family. Photo courtesy of Mandy Freeman