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  • Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand (August 2014)
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Nottingham
Donald Arthur Poole was born in 1883 the son of Maj. Arthur Poole, T.D. a club manager and Emily Poole née Calvert of 16, Market Place, Carrington, Nottingham. Arthur was born in 1856 at Nottingham, Emily Calvert was born in 1858 at Gainsborough, married on 9th May 1882 at Gainsborough, they had a son Sydney Calvert, died in infancy in 1890 (family grave, Nottingham Church Cemetery) and a further brother Leonard Calvert born 1901 in Nottingham. In 1911 the family are living at 25 Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, Arthur 54 yrs is a club manager, he is living with his wife Emily 52 yrs and their sson Donald Arthur 28 yrs a baker.
He was a baker in 1911
21 Mar 1918
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Nottingham
Sergeant
2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Sergeant Donald Arthur Poole, enlisted at Nottingham, he served with the 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles), he was killed in action on 21st March 1918 and 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)