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Harry Leslie Cliff was born in 1895 the son of John a lace warehouse man and his first wife Louisa Cliff( née Harmston). His father was born in 1865 at Nottingham and his mother in 1867 at Canwick, Lincolnshire. Married in 1892, they lived at 35 Marple Street Nottingham. Harry’s mother died in 1904 and his father married Mar Emma Foster. Their son Charles Cecil Cliff was born in 1910. In 1911 they lived at 118 Robin Hood Chase Nottingham.
He was a law clerk in 1911.
30 Jan 1916
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Lance Corporal
12th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Harry Leslie Cliff, enlisted at Nottingham and landed in France on 9th September 1915. He is buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France Grave Reference: II C 97
Death notice published 2nd February 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post : “CLIFF. – Died of wounds on January 30th, Lance-Corpl. Leslie Cliff, 12th Northumberland Fusiliers, son of the late John Cliff, and nephew of Mrs. Ronald, 38, Derby-grove, in his 21st year.” Notice courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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