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Nottingham
He was the son of Mary Ann Topley and the brother of Alice and Eliza Ann Topley. In 1911 they lived at 137 Willoughby Street Lenton Nottingham. He was the husband of Beatrice E (née Truman) Topley of 2 Mettham Street New Lenton.
He was a domestic motor car driver in 1911.
27 Aug 1918
33
66260 - CWGC Website
35512
Driver
8th Divisional Ammunition Column Royal Field Artillery
He was killed in action on his 33rd birthday and is buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Somme, France Grave Reference: VII A 10
Nottingham Evening Post 'Roll of Honour', 6 September 1918. ‘Topley. Killed in action, August 27th 1918, on his 33rd birthday, Driver AW Topley, RFA, of 2 Mettam-street, New Lenton. Silently mourned. Sorrowing wife.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) Nottingham Evening Post 'Roll of Honour', 6 September 1918: ‘Topley. Killed in action, August 27th 1918. Driver AW Topley RFA. Rest in peace. Loving mother, sisters, and brother in France.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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