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John Henry Laycock was the son of Albert Laycock and Mary Ann Ball who married in the Radford registration district in 1877. Their children included: Emily Elizabeth (b.1880), Ada Lilian (b.1883), John Henry (b.1885), Edith (b.1886), Kate (b.1889), Harry (b.1894), Annie (b.1895) and May (b.1899). The Laycock family lived at: 19 Ronald Street, Radford [C.1881]; 42 Dulwich Road, Radford [C.1891, C.1901 & C.1911]. 74, in 1932. His wife, Mary Ann, had predeceased him, dying at Nottingham in 1920, aged 61.
In 1911 he worked as a miner.
18 Jul 1916
799747 - CWGC Website
Lance Corporal
13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Lance Corporal John Laycock, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, he was killed in action on 12th July 1916.He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
Evening Post, Roll of Honour, 15 August 1916: Laycock. Killed in action, July 18th, Lance-Corpl. J Laycock, Northumberland Fusiliers, late 47, Garfield-road, Radford, age 31. Only brother Harry.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) Obituary published 12th July 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “LAYCOCK. – Killed in action, July 12th, Private Jack Laycock, Northumberland Fusiliers. Deeply mourned. – Emily.” In memoriam published 12th July 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “LAYCOCK. – In loving remembrance of our dear brother, Lance-Corporal Jack Laycock, killed in action July 12th, 1916. Never forgotten. – Emily and Lily.” Above obituary and in memoriam are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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