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James William Halford was born at Newthorpe Nottinghamshire in 1888, his wife Elizabeth (née Clay) in 1889 at Nottingham. They were married in 1907 at Nottingham, they had four children, all born in Nottingham:- Lillian May b.23rd May 1908 and William James b.30th March 1910, Gladys Edith born 2nd August 1912 and Winifred May born 3rd June 1914. In 1911 the family was living at 4 Haughton Place Holland Street Hyson Green Nottingham. At the time of James’s death the family were living at 3 Belvedere Place Saville Street his widow was awarded a pension of 22 shillings and 6 pence on 4th September 1916. Hyson Green.
In 1911 James William was a lace hand and Elizabeth worked as a spinner.
21 Feb 1916
451773 - CWGC Website
10th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Rifleman James William Halford, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 10th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. He landed in France on 22nd July 1915 and was killed in action on 21st February 1916. He is buried in La Belle Alliance Cemetery Belgium Grave Reference B 1.
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  • This photograph, published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 22nd May 1916 , is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918. -