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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 16th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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Nottingham
Harry Maltby was born in 1890 the son of the late John Henry Maltby (died 1891) and Harriett Maltby (née Haywood). He was the brother of Edith Maltby who was born in 1888. In 1891 they lived at 4 Woodbine Terrace Basford. Harriet married Harry Webster in 1893 and their son Charles Douglas Webster was born in 1897. In 1911 the family was living at 52 Hollis Street, New Basford. Harriet was a laundress, Edith a painter and Charles Douglas Webster a scholar. Harry married Annie Baker (born 16th September 1993) in 1913 at Nottingham they lived at 45 Chelsea Street, New Basford, they went on to have two children, Dorothy born 6th June 1914 and Harry born 28th September 1915. Following his death his widow Annie was awarded a pension of 18 shillings and 6 pence a week, this commenced on 17th April 1916, it was increased to 22 shillings and 11 pence per week on 4th April 1917. His widow re married on 9th October 1917 to Rifleman Joseph Smith of the West Yorkshire Regiment.
In 1911 he was a carriage repairer
27 Sep 1915
25
13490
Private
12th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Harry Maltby enlisted at Nottingham and landed in France on 9th September 1915. He is commemorated on the Loos Memorial at Dud Corner.
Obituary from the Nottingham Evening Post dated 27th September 1916 : - “MALTBY. – In loving memory of Private Harry Maltby, Northumberland Fusiliers, killed in action September 27th, 1915. Ever in our thoughts. – Loving mam, Edie, and brother Charley (in Dublin).” In memoriam published 22nd March 19120 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “WEBSTER, MALTBY. – In loving memory of my dear boys, Pte. Charlie D. Webster, [1] M.M.,presumed killed March 21st, 1918, Sherwood Foresters; also his brother, Harry Maltby, killed in action September 27th, 1915. Deeply mourned by their loving mam, sister Edie, and auntie.” [1] Pte. Charles Douglas Webster, M.M., ('London Gazette,' 28th January 1918) 2/7th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles), was killed in action on 21st March 1918. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, he was the son of Harriett Webster, previously Maltby. Notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 16th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Harry Maltby - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 16th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.