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  • Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery.
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James Henry Slack was born in 1898 at Nottingham and was the son of James a levers lace maker and Florence Slack née Needham of 3 Hollis Street, Nottingham Road, New Basford. His father James was born in 1872 at Sneinton, Nottingham, his mother Florence Needham was born in 1872 at Nottingham, they were married in 1890 at Nottingham, they went on to have 10 children sadly two died in infancy or early childhood, their children listed on the 1901/1911 census were Rose Edith b1892, Gertrude Edith b1894, Florence b1896, James b1898, Elsie b1902, Leslie b1904, Gladys May b1906 and Winifred Alice b1910 all were born in Nottingham. In the 1911 census the family are living at 5 Bateman Street, Hyson Green, Nottingham and are shown as James 39 yrs a levers lace maker, he is living with his wife Florence 39 yrs and their children, Rose Ethel 19 yrs a swiss lace embroiderer, Edith 17 yrs a hosiery winder, Florence 15 yrs a hosiery winder, James 12 yrs a scholar, Elsie 9 yrs a scholar, Leslie 7 yrs, Gladys May 5 yrs and Winifred Alice 7 months old.
16 Sep 1917
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3rd Bn London Regiment
Private James Henry Slack enlisted at Derby whilst residing at New Basford, Nottingham, he served with the 3rd battalion Royal Fusiliers (London Regiment). He was killed in action on 16th September 1917 and is buried at Buffs Road Cemetery Grave Reference: E 20
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  • Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery.
    J.H. Slack - Buried in Buffs Road Cemetery.