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Stapleford Nottinghamshire
Oliver Hardy was born in 1898 the son of Walter a lace maker and Sarah Jane Hardy née Wigginton of 174 Derby Road, Stapleford. Walter was born in 1873 at Long Eaton, Sarah Jane Wigginton was also born in 1873 at Stapleford, married in 1896 at Nottingham and had further children Vera b1900 and Maggie Hardy b1904 . In 1911 they lived at 174 Derby Road Stapleford Nottinghamshire Walter is a lace maker and Oliver 13 yrs a lace threader
he was a threader.
11 May 1918
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Lance Corporal
1/6th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lance Corporal Oliver Hardy, enlisted at Long Eaton, died of wounds on 11th May 1918. and is buried in Pernes British Cemetery.
In memoriam published 11th May 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “HARDY. – Died of wounds May 11th, 1918, Lce.-Corpl. O. Hardy, Sherwood Foresters. – From his pals, Albert and Frank.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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