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  • Photograph was published on 23rd July 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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Langley Mill, Derbyshire
William Charles Ryall was born in 1893 the son of William Edward a railway signalman and Minnie Caroline Ryall (née Mason). William Edward was born in 1867 at Richmond Surrey, Minne Caroline Mason in 1871 at Twickenham, Middlesex. Married 16/2/1892, they had seven children - William Charles b.1893 Langley Mill, Alma May Lucy b.1896 Langley Mill, Ernest Allen b.1897 Langley Mill , Albert Frederick b.1902 Beeston, Edith Winifred b.1908 Beeston and Minnie Kathleen Ryall b.1910 Beeston. In 1911, they lived at 11, Collington Street, Beeston. Harry Edward was a cabinet maker and Alma Mary a patten girl in the lace trade. William Charles was the husband of Catherine J Ryall (née Murden) of 60 Ellesmere Street, Gorton, Manchester, and the father of William J, Ernest E and Frank Ryall.
He was a threader.
19 Jun 1917
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Private
138th Coy Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
William Charles Ryall enlisted at Nottingham and initially served (3054) in the Sherwood Foresters later transferring to the Machine Gun Corps. Bulley-Grenay Communal Cemetery British Extension, Grave Reference: IV A 14
His brother Harry Edward Ryall, M.M., served with 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards and was killed in action 25th September 1916. He is commemorated on Thiepval Memorial In memoriam published 19th June 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “RYALL. – In loving memory of my dearly loved husband, killed in action June 19th, 1917, late of Beeston. – Sadly missed by his loving wife and children. “RYALL. – In loving memory of Pte. William Ryall, dearly loved eldest son of William and Minne Ryall, Beeston, killed in action June 19th, 1917. – Father, mother, sisters, brothers, Ernie in France.” A further brother Private Ernest Alan Ryall, was an original member of the Robin Hoods and was shot through the mouth, a bullet that fatally wounded Charles Curran. Curran died of wounds on 9th June 1915 and is buried in Nottingham General Cemetery. In memoriam courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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  • Photograph was published on 23rd July 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    William Charles Ryall - Photograph was published on 23rd July 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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