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  • Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle
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Basford
Edward Clementson Collingham was born in 1898 in Basford and was the 20 year-old son of John a blacksmith and Mary Elizabeth Collingham née Clementson of 11 Highbury Ave, Bulwell Nottingham. His father John Edward was born in 1878 at Sutton in Ashfield and his mother Mary Elizabeth Clementson was born in 1874 in Nottingham , they were married in 1897 , their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration area. They had a further child Florence Clementson Collingham born 1901 in Basford. His mother Mary Elizabeth died in 1904 in Nottingham , she was 32 yrs of age. His father later remarried in 1905 to Ada Ratcliffe their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration district, they went on to have a daughter Phyllis Ada born 1910 in Nottingham. In the 1911 census the family is living at 11 Highbury Vale, Bulwell, Nottingham and were shown as John Edward 33 yrs a blacksmith , he is living with his second wife Ada aged 37 yrs and his children Edward Clementson 12 yrs a scholar, Florence Clementson 10 yrs a scholar and Phylllis Ada 1 yr.
04 Sep 1918
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Private
12/13th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Private Edward Clementson Collingham, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 12/13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, he died of wounds on 4th September 1918. He is buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, grave reference 3.A.46
Personal inscription on CWGC headstone: 'Fondly remembered by mother, father & sisters Florrie & Phyllis' In memoriam published 9th September 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “COLLINGHAM. – In loving memory of our only son Teddy, who died of wounds September 4th, 1918, at Boulogne. A dear one from our household gone, a voice we loved is stilled, a place is vacant in our home, which never can be filled. – From his loving mother, father, and sisters Florrie and Phyllis.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle
    Edward Clementson Collingham - Buried in Terlincthun British Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle