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  • Photograph, Nottingham Evening Post (April 1917)
Person Details
29 Jun 1884
Father: Charles Weatherall, born 1843 in Nottingham and working as an ironmonger. Mother Harriett Weatherall, born in 1848 in Nottingham. Brothers: Charles, born 1880 and working as a lace threader and later as shop keeper and Oliver, born in 1886 and also working as a shop keeper. Sisters: Mabel, born in 1882, Miriam E., born in 1888 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Edith born in 1888 and working as a lace hand and Elizabeth M., born in 1892. All the children, except Oliver and Miriam, were born in Nottingham and the family lived at 337 St. Ann's Well Road, Nottingham. John Lawrence Weatherall emigrated to Canada and married Annie L. Weatherall. They lived at 89 Day Avenue, Earlscourt, Toronto, Ontario.
01 Mar 1917
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  • MM MM Military Medal
Canadian Infantry
John Lawrence Weatherall of “A” Company, 75th Canadian Infantry Battalion, was killed in action during a large-scale trench raid on 1st March 1917. He is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez.
Nottingham Evening Post, 'Roll of Honour', 3 April 1917: 'WEATHERALL March 1st, Corporal JL Weatherall, Canadians, late 51 Raglan Street, Nottingham. Sister Susie and brother, Bob.' Nottingham Evening Post, 'Roll of Honour', 10 April 1917: 'WEATHERALL Corporal JL Weatherall, Military Medal, Canadians, second son of Mr and Mrs C Weatherall, St Ann's Well Road. Wife and children (Canada), mother, father, brother Charley (Canadians) and Lizzie and Tom.' Nottingham Evening Post, 'Roll of Honour', 2 April 1917: 'WEATHERALL. – On March 1st, Corpl. J. W.... Weatherall, Canadians (late 51, Raglan-street, Nottingham). A noble life laid down. – From his sorrowing mother-in-law, and brother Arthur (in the Royal Flying Corps).' In memoriam published 1st March 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post “WEATHERALL. – In loving memory of Corpl. John Lawrence, M.M., Canadians, killed in action March 1st, 1917. – Mother, father, sisters, and brothers (in France, Palestine, at sea), wife and children (Canada), nephews and neices [sic]. Fondly remembered. Thy will be done.” Above two items and photograph are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photograph, Nottingham Evening Post (April 1917)
    John Lawrence Weatherall - Photograph, Nottingham Evening Post (April 1917)