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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Quarry Cemetery, Mountauban, Somme Courtesy of Murray Biddle.
Person Details
South Normanton Derbyshire
He was the husband of Sarah Ann Stocks and they lived on West End Sutton in Ashfield in 1911.
He was miner (hewer).
12 Aug 1916
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245591 - CWGC Website
20983
Private
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Notts Free Press , August 1916. Official news was received on Saturday to the effect that the name of Private William Stocks, 10 Carsic Lane, Sutton, must be added to the long list of miners who have given their life for their country. Prior to his enlistment with the Notts and Derbys in December 1914, Private Stocks worked at the Brierley Hill Colliery. and was 34 years of age. He was killed in action in France on August 12th.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Quarry Cemetery, Mountauban, Somme Courtesy of Murray Biddle.
    William Stocks - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Quarry Cemetery, Mountauban, Somme Courtesy of Murray Biddle.
  • Photograph published Notts Free Press August 1916.
Courtesy of Dennis Weston
    William Stocks - Photograph published Notts Free Press August 1916. Courtesy of Dennis Weston