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Basford Nottingham
He was the son of Joseph and Maria Callaway and the brother of Mabel, William and Gladys Callaway. In 1911 they lived at 45 Gawthorne Street Basford Nottingham. He was the husband of Margaret Louisa (née Papps) Callaway whom he married on 26th December 1914 in St Stephens parish Church, Nottingham and the father of Margaret Callaway born 4th May 1915 in Nottingham. The family lived at 13 Midlothian Terrace Gregory Boulevard Nottingham. Following his death his wife lived at 5 Dalkieth Terrace, Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham.
In 1911 he was a wadding manufacturer.
22 Mar 1918
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1/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Albert Callaway, enlisted at Nottingham on 25th May 1915 and served with the 1/5th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. He embarked from Folkstone on 8th December 1916 arriving in France the same day. He was admitted to number 2 general hospital and transferred to England on 3rd May 1917 (reason not stated ). He returned to France on 10th September 1917 and was killed in action on 22nd March 1918. He is buried in the Cambrin Military Cemetery.
Nottingham Evening Post Roll of Honour 11/4/1918: 'Callaway. Killed in action March 22nd, Private A Callaway stretcher bearer Sherwood Foresters. - Sadly missed. Sorrowing wife and child.' Further death notices published 13th April 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “CALLAWAY. – Killed in action, March 22nd, 1918, Pte. Albert Callaway, stretcher bearer, Sherwood Foresters, aged 25, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Callaway, 165, Gladstone-street, Nottingham. – Deeply mourned by father, mother, Gladys, and Will (in Italy). “CALLAWAY. – Killed in action, March 22nd, 1918, Pte. Albert Callaway, Sherwood Foresters. He did his duty bravely. – Mabel & Fred, Clara & Ernest (Mesopotamia).” In memoriam published 22nd March 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “CALLAWAY. – In loving memory of Pte. A. Callaway, 2/7th Sherwood Foresters, killed in action March 22nd, 1918. Ever remembered. – From loving wife [Margaret] and daughter, mother-in-law. “CALLAWAY. – In loving memory of our dear son, Pte. Albert Calloway, Sherwood Foresters, killed in action March 22nd, 1918. A cheery word, a smile for all, he died a hero loved by all. Ever in our thoughts. – From ever-loving mother, dad, sisters, and brothers.” Above notices are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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