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Ernest Edward was born in 1886 the son of Edward a cab proprietor and Hannah Ada Dyer (née Pidcock) who died in 1900 aged 50. His father was born in 1843 at Stathern Leicestershire, his mother in 1850 at Nottingham. They were married in 1879 at Nottingham and lived at Bridge House at Oxton where Edward was a licensed victualler. They had four children, all born at Nottingham: Jessie b.1882, Ernest Edward b.1886, Hilda Mary b.1890 and Olive b.1891 (died 1893). In 1911 Ernest Edward lived with his widowed father at 56 Turney Street Meadows Nottingham. Ernest married Grace Blackmore in 1912 at Nottingham and they had two children both born at Nottingham, Gwendoline b.1912 and Frank b.1915.
He was a lace manufacturer's clerk in 1911.
28 Apr 1917
567602 - CWGC Website
24th Bn (Tyneside Irish) Northumberland Fusiliers
Ernest Edward Dyer enlisted at Nottingham and initially served with the Sherwood Foresters (68763) later transferring to the Tyneside Irish.
In Memoriam notices published 28th April 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post: 'DYER. – In loving memory of Pte. E. E. Dyer (Northumberland Fusiliers), killed in action in France April 28th, 1917. – Father, sisters, Jessie and Hilda.' 'DYER. – In loving memory of my dear husband, our dear daddy, Ernest Dyer, killed in action April 28th, 1917. Always in our thoughts. – Wife and children.' In Memoriam notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918. Brown’s Copse Cemetery Roeux Grave Reference: III E 9
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