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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking the grave of William and Frank Wakelin at Nottingham General Cemetery. 

Courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
31 Jul 1859
Nottingham
He was the husband of Kate Wakelin of 69, Radcliffe Street, Trent Bridge, Nottingham. His son Frank Wakelin died in military service 31/10/1920.
08 Aug 1920
61
7526
Private
Royal Defence Corps
He enlisted 13th July 1911 into 7th (Robin Hood) Battalion Notts & Derby Regiment. He transferred to No.4 Supernumery Company 2/7th (Robin Hood) Battalion. He was compulsorily transferred to Royal Defence Corps 29th April 1916 and renumbered 4248. His last transfer was to 161st Protection Company Royal Defence Corps.
He is Buried with his son Frank Wakelin at General Cemetery, Nottingham Grave Reference: 9083.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking the grave of William and Frank Wakelin at Nottingham General Cemetery. 

Courtesy of Peter Gillings
    William Wakelin - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking the grave of William and Frank Wakelin at Nottingham General Cemetery. Courtesy of Peter Gillings