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He was the son of Samuel and Mary Cass who kept the General Havelock public house on Ronald Street Radford Nottingham in 1911. He had three brothers. Fred was killed 24/4/1917 fighting with 13th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps and Charlie and Will also served.
He was a hotel waiter in 1911.
22 May 1916
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Acting Bombardier
D Bty 50th Bde Royal Field Artillery
He died of wounds at No. 8 Casualty Clearing Station
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension Nord France 1.A.16 in memoriam published 22nd May 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post : - Nottingham Evening Post 22/5/1917: CASS. – In loving memory of Bombardier Samuel Cass, R.F.A., beloved and eldest son of Samuel and M. E. Cass, 69, Mitchell-street, who died of wounds received in action the day previous, May 22nd, 1916. Also his brother, Lance-Corporal Fred Cass, K.R.R., killed... in action April 24th, 1917. So sad but so true, we cannot tell why, the best are the first who are called to die. – Sorrowing mother and father and soldier brothers Charlie and Will (in France).” In Memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photograph published 14th June 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post courtesy of Jim Grundy -