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St Peter's Port Gurnsey
William was the son of Eliza O' Grady of Deering Street Nottingham. He was the husband of Charlotte (formerly Hayes) Grady and the step father of Dorothy Hayes. They lived at 123 Russell Road Forest Fields. His sister Catherine (Kate) Fowler lived at 192 Berridge Road Hyson Green (both Nottingham). (ASR)
He was a collier.
09 Oct 1915
873315 - CWGC Website
11th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He had previously served 12 years with 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) and 4 years with 7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters. He attested 3/9/1914 standing 5' 8" tall and weighing 146 lbs. He was posted 9/9/1914, and made acting corporal 9/10/1914, lance sergeant 10/6/1915 and sergeant 10/7/1915. He served in France between 27/8/1915 and 9/10/1915. His body was discovered '2 miles SE of Armentieres 13/5/1916' (ASR)
Nottingham Evening Post In Memoriam 4/8/1916: 'O'Grady. Missing October 9th 1915, now reported killed, W.O'Grady, only brother of Mrs Fowler and the dearly loved step-father of Willie and Dolly Murphy, 123 Russell Road. Sadly missed by his motherless children.'
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