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John lived at 22 West Street and was born in 1881, at Arnold, the son of John and Anne Holbrook. He married Fanny Holbrook and went to live at 77 Flewitt Street, In the 1911 Census he and his family are shown living at Flewitt Street he is a pork butcher by trade and he and his wife have been married for 5 yrs and they have 3 children. He worked for a Mr Parr on Mansfield Road.
He was employed by Mr Parr on Mansfield Road as a butcher
20 Sep 1917
836885 - CWGC Website
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted in 1917 into the Sherwood Foresters at Derby and was posted to the 17th (Welbeck Rangers) Battalion which had gone to France on the 6th March 1916. He was killed in action in the Yypres salient. He leaves a widow and 3 children.
His name is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial
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