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Radford Nottingham
Arnold Tomlinson was the son of Matthew George Tomlinson and Emma Still who married in the Radford registration district in 1876. Their children included: Harriet (b.1876), George (b.1878/d.1881), Albert (b.1882), George Henry (b.1884), Ernest (b.1886), Emma (b.1888), Herbert (b.1890), Beatrice (b.1893), Arnold (b.1895) and Walter (b.1897). The Tomlinson family lived at 48 Prospect Street, Radford [C.1881]; 33 Forster Street, Radford [C.1891]; 11 Osborne Street, Radford [C.1901 & C.1911]; 332 Alfreton Road, Nottingham [CWGC]. Matthew George Tomlinson who worked as a mechanic/fitter, died at Nottingham in 1928, aged 72. His wife, Emma, predeceased him, dying at Nottingham in 1916, aged 58.
He was a pawnbroker's assistant in 1911.
06 Nov 1916
58868 - CWGC Website
20th (Tyneside Scottish) Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Private Arnold Tomlinson, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 20th (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, he was killed in action on 6th November 1916. He is buried in Ration Farm Military Cemetery, La Chapelle-D'Armentieres, Nord, France.
In memoriam published 6th November 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “TOMLINSON. – In loving memory of Pte. Arnold Tomlinson, 20th N.F., killed in action November 6th, 1916. Ever in our thoughts. – Loving father, sisters, brothers, and Ethel. Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 His brother, Private Herbert Tomlinson of the 18th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps died on 20 September 1917
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