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William Haslam was born in 1893 at Nottingham and was the 25 year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Haslam, of 30 Whitbread Street, New Basford, Nottingham. In the 1901 census he is living at 2 Cardwell Street, Nottingham with his aunt and uncle Joseph and Ellen Gee In the 1911 census he is living at 12 Shipstone Street, New Basford and he is shown as being 18 yrs of age and single and a dyers labourer, he is shown as the nephew of Joseph Gee 754 yrs an unemployed maltsters labourer and his aunt Ellen Gee 66 yrs. His pension record card shows his dependant as his 'foster mother' Ellen Gee of 7 Whitbread Street, New Basford.
He was a dyers labourer.
25 Aug 1918
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Lance Corporal
2nd Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Lance Corporal William Haslam, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, he died of wounds on 25th August 1918. He is buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery grave reference 16a.C.23
In memoriam published 25th August 1919 I the Nottingham Evening Post :- “HASLAM. – In loving memory of Lce.-Cpl. W. Haslam, 2nd K.O.Y.L.I., died of wounds August 25th, 1918. Fondly remembered. – Fiancée Florrie.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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