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  • This letter from Guy Tutin to the father of Billy Laws is held in Laws' ASR at the National Archives (WO339/43559)
Person Details
11 Apr 1895
Nottingham
Known as Billy, he was the son of Edward and Eleanor Laws and the brother of Edward and Fred (who both served and returned), Eleanor, Tom, Bernard Courtney (DoW 25/5/1915), Florence and Ida Laws. In 1901 they lived at 10 Elm Tree Avenue and in 1911 at 85 Henry Road (both West Bridgford Nottingham).
He was a clerk on enlistment.
27 May 1918
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85 Henry Road West Bridgford Nottingham.
Lieutenant
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Billy Laws enlisted as a private on 11/8/1914. He also served as an nco before being commissioned on 9/9/1915. His parents were notified of Laws's death by a brother officer Guy Tutin (see photo).
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  • This letter from Guy Tutin to the father of Billy Laws is held in Laws' ASR at the National Archives (WO339/43559)
    Courtesy of David Nunn - This letter from Guy Tutin to the father of Billy Laws is held in Laws' ASR at the National Archives (WO339/43559)
  • Billy Laws is commemorated on the Soissons Memorial. It commemorates almost 4,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom forces who died during the Battles of the Aisne and the Marne in 1918 and who have no known grave.
    Photo David Nunn - Billy Laws is commemorated on the Soissons Memorial. It commemorates almost 4,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom forces who died during the Battles of the Aisne and the Marne in 1918 and who have no known grave.