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He was the grandson of Ann Stokes. In 1901 they lived at 31 Carlton Road and in 1911 at 21 Lees Hill Street (both Sneinton Nottingham). He was the husband of Elizabeth (née Hunt) Stokes.
14 Feb 1916
915141 - CWGC Website
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Walter Stokes enlisted in Nottingham landing in France on 16th December 1915. Menin Gate Memorial.
Obituary published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 14th February 1918 reads :- “STOKES. – In loving memory of Pte. W. Stokes, Sherwood Foresters, killed in action February 14th, 1916. Bravely he answered duty's call, now there's nothing to look at but his photo on the wall. – From his sorrowing wife [Elizabeth].” Obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914- 1918. Thanks to Julian Putkowski for his help with this identification
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