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He was the son of Mary Elizabeth Key of 12 Herbert Street Mansfield Nottinghamshire.
04 Jun 1916
73509 - CWGC Website
Lance Corporal
16th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lance Corporal William Henry Key, enlisted on 2nd June 1915 at Mansfield he gave his age as 24 yrs and 277 days , his address as 12 Herbert Street, Mansfield, he was a coal miner and his next of kin was his mother Mary Elizabeth Key of the same address. He served with the 16th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Chatsworth Rifles), and landed in France on 6th March 1916. He was killed in action during a trench raid on 4th June 1916, having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Loos Memorial.
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