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  • Commonwealth wargrave commission headstone marking the grave of Samuel Withers at Ancre British Cemetery 
 Courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
Balderton, Nottinghamshire
Samuel Withers was born in 1875 at Balderton and was the son of George an agricultural labourer and Jane Withers née Parnham of Balderton, Newark. His father George was born in 1835 in Balderton and died in 1902 aged 67 yrs his mother Jane Parnham was born in 1849 at Upton, she died in 1891 aged 43 yrs, they were married in 1872 their marriage was recorded in the Newark Registration District, they went on to have the following children, Ann b1873, Samuel b1875, John b1883 Charles b1886 all were born n Newark In the 1911 census Samuel is living at Church Lane Balderton, he is shown as being 35 yrs of age, a maltsters labourer single and living alone at the address.
Worked for maltsters Long & Co Whitfield Street, Newark.
03 Sep 1916
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Balderton, Nottinghamshire
Private
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Samuel Withers enlisted on 3rd November 1915 at Newark, he served with the 17th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment and was killed in action on 3rd September 1916, during the Battle for Guillemont he is buried at Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont Hamel, Somme, France.
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  • Commonwealth wargrave commission headstone marking the grave of Samuel Withers at Ancre British Cemetery 
 Courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Samuel Withers - Commonwealth wargrave commission headstone marking the grave of Samuel Withers at Ancre British Cemetery Courtesy of Peter Gillings