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  • Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2014)
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Son of Maj. Arthur Poole, T.D. and Emily Poole, of 16, Market Place, Carrington, Nottingham. A brother, Sydney Calvert, died in infancy in 1890 (family grave, Nottingham Church Cemetery)
21 Mar 1918
34
304196 - CWGC Website
267427
Nottingham
Sergeant
2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Sergeant Donald Arthur Poole, 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles), was killed in action on 21st March 1918. He is buried in H. A. C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein. grave reference. 8.A.24
Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery: In memory of our beloved son, Sergt DA Poole, 1/7th (sic) Sherwood Foresters R.H.s, fell in France, March 21st 1918 in his 34th year. ‘Not too much we’ll sorrow - for it’s both ‘Adieu’ and ‘Au revoir' Obituary published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 21st March 1919 :- “POOLE. – In loving memory of Sergt. D. A. Poole (Don), fell in action in France March 21st, 1918. An aching void that naught can fill. – Dad and mam. “POOLE. – In loving memory of Sergt. D. A. Poole (Don), killed in action in France March 21st, 1918. Could we but hear his cheery voice say “Carry on.” – Brother Len, aunt Jen.” Above obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2014)
    Donald Arthur Poole - Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2014)
  • Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (Photograph August 2014)
    Donald Arthur Poole - Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (Photograph August 2014)