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William Piper was born in 1891 at Kirkby and was the son of of Thomas Piper. William married his wife Minnie Brealey, (born 6th November 1894) in 1913 at Mansfield they had three children, Wiliam born 27th September 1912, Samuel, born 4th September 1914 9he died on 26th October 1916) and Minnie, born 21st March 1916. They lived at 41 Sandy Lane, Mansfield. Following his death his widow Minnie was awarded a pension of 20 shillings and 6 pence a week which commenced on 26th October 1916. on 6th October 1917 Minnie married Thomas Abbott.
14 Feb 1916
1624368 - CWGC Website
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private William Piper, enlisted at Mansfield he served with the 10th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, he landed in France on 26th August 1915 and was killed in action at The Bluff on 14th February 1916. His name is commemorated on the Menin Gate,
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