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  •  Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post 2nd November 1915. Courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook page Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
Person Details
Nottingham
Albert was born in Nottingham in 1878 (A/M/J Radford, mother's maiden name Bagguley). He married Yettey (also Yetty/Yettie) Alvina Bamford in 1902 (J/A/S Nottingham). Yettie was born in Nottingham on 10 October 1880 (O/N/D Nottingham, mother's maiden name Wood). Albert and Yettey had four children, all born in Nottingham: Doris Ivy b. 15 June 1903 J/A/S Nottingham), William b. 1905 (O/N/D Nottingham possibly 22 August), Edith Alice b. 11 January 1907 (J/F/M Nottingham) and Ethel Ada b. 26 July 1908 (J/A/S Nottingham). In 1911 Albert (37), a porter at a yarn warehouse, and Yettey (40) were living at 11 Alban Street, Nottingham, with their four children, Doris (7), William (5), Edith (4) and Ethel (2). The CWGC record gives the family's address as 30 Northcote Terrace, Kirke White Street, Nottingham (Meadows) but by 1939 his widow and two unmarried daughters, Edith, a hosiery lockstitch machinist and Ethel, a clerk, were living at 20 Northcote Terrace. Yettey Scothern died on 19 May 1942 (A/M/J Nottingham) aged 61. Of Yettey and Albert's children: Doris Ivy probably married Frederick Sansom in 1927 (A/M/J Nottingham) and died in 1984 (O/N/D Basford). William married Sarah A Deeman in 1927 (A/M/J Nottingham) and in 1939 they were living on Northcote Terrace, Meadows. William was a brewer's lorry driver while Sarah (b. 21 July 1907) was a lace threader. William died in 1974 (O/N/D Basford). Edith Alice was living at 20 Northcote Terrace with her mother and sister Ethel in 1939. She married John Pinnington in 1941 (J/A/S Basford) and died in 1959 (J/F/M Nottingham) aged 52. Ethel Ada was living with her mother and sister Edith at 20 Northcote Terrace in 1939. She has not yet been traced after this date.
In 1911 he was a porter at a yarn warehouse.
26 Sep 1915
37
139533 - CWGC Website
16848
Enlisted Nottingham
Private
5th Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Albert Scothern enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 5th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry He died of wounds on 26th September 1915 and is buried in Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Personal inscription CWGC headstone: 'Of Nottingham, England. Died of wounds, peace perfect peace' Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Deaths’, 20 May 1942: ‘Scothern. On May 18th, Yettey Alvina, widow of Albert, mother of Doris, Will, Alice, Ethel, and grandma of Alan, Beryl, Jim, Rita. Interment Wilford Hill, 1.30, Thursday. Rest in Peace.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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  •  Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post 2nd November 1915. Courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook page Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Albert Scothern - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post 2nd November 1915. Courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook page Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.