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Radford Nottingham
Edward Williamson was born in 1884 the son of John Edward, a coal miner, and Elizabeth Williamson (née Kenney) of Lenton. Edward's parents were born at Radford, John Edward in 1850, Elizabeth in 1851. Married 6/8/1871, they had four other children - Elizabeth Ann b.1873, Alfred Henry b.1875, Mary b.1878 and Helen b.1880. The family lived at 15 Gibbon Street, Lenton in 1891 and by 1901 were living at 20 Friar Street, Lenton, Nottingham. Alfred’s mother Elizabeth died in 1903 aged 53. By the 1911 Census, Edward lived at Shirebrook Derbyshire with his brother Alfred Henry and family.
He was a coal miner in 1911.
04 Mar 1917
822331 - CWGC Website
1st Bn Lancashire Fusiliers
In Memoriam published 4th March 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post: “WILLIAMSON. – In loving memory of my dear brother, Pte. Edward Williamson, killed in action March 4th, 1917. With our loved ones gone before; duty nobly done. – From his loving sister, Nellie, husband, and nephew.” In Memoriam courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
He enlisted at Shirebrook and served formerly with 2nd Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 3C & 3D Research by Peter Gillings
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