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Bulwell, Nottingham
Leonard George Lewis Webb was born in 1892. Although brought up as the son of Miles and Emma Jane (née Wood) Webb, he was actually their grandson, the son of their daughter, Rosetta Bertha Webb. He was the brother of Eva, John, Esther, Mabel and Albert Webb. In 1901, the family lived at 10, Bancroft Street, Bulwell, Nottingham. In 1911, Leonard lived at 23, Dene Street, Shotton Colliery, Durham with James Dryden Allison a coal miner and his family. In 1913, Leonard married Hannah Elizabeth Woodward (b.1893, Bulwell), the daughter of a coal miner. Their daughter, Ada May Webb was born later that year followed by Leonard Webb.
20 Aug 1917
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15th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Leonard George Lewis Webb was a Gallipoli veteran. Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery, Grave Reference: E 70
Nottingham Evening Post In memoriam 20th August 1918: 'WEBB. – In loving memory of Pte. Leonard Webb, killed in action August 20th, 1917. One year has passed, and still we miss him, some may think the wound is healed, but they little know the sorrow, deep within our hearts concealed. – Sadly missed by his loving wife and children, May and Leonard, mother and father, brothers and sisters.' In Memoriam courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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