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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 4th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Samll Town Great War Hucknall 914-1918
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He was the son of Alfred a spring and points maker and Phoebe (died 1907) Windley. He was the brother of Sarah A, John, and Harry Windley. In 1901 the family was living at ?? Terrace, Nottingham. By 1911 Alfred senior was living at 17 Enoch Terrace, St Anns Well Road, along with Alice Forsey 43 years and described as a domestic servant. Alfred junior was now living with his married sister Sarah Ann Dale at 9 Rutland Terrace Bunbury Street, Meadows, Nottingham, together with her husband Albert Dale. At the time of his death in 1915 Harry was living at 90 Sandon Street, New Basford. His brother Alfred married Mabel Belshaw in 1916; they lived at 21 Broad Street Nottingham. Alfred served in the 2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (267012 Private)and was killed in action on 29 September 1917 (White House Cemetery, St Jean les Ypres).
25 Sep 1915
24
867460 - CWGC Website
S/7042
Rifleman
2nd Bn Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)
Harry was reported missing on 25 September 1915 but his death was not confirmed until around November 1915. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial.
Photograph Nottingham Evening Post, 4 November 1915, caption: 'Pte. H Windley, Rifle Brigade, 90 Sandon St., New Basford, missing since Sept. 25th, aged 24.' Nottingham Evening Post, 'In Memoriam', 21 June 1916: 'Windley. Killed September 25th 1915, Rifleman H Windley, 90 Sandon Street, Basford, aged 24 years. Brother of Mrs Leatherhead.' Nottingham Evening Post, ‘In Memoriam’, 25 September 1918: ‘Windley. In loving remembrance of our dear brothers, Rifleman Harry Windley, killed in action September 25th 1915, also Pte Alfred Windley, killed in action September 29th, 1917. Sadly missed. Nellie and Arthur.’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 4th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Samll Town Great War Hucknall 914-1918
    Harry Windley - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post on 4th November 1915, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Samll Town Great War Hucknall 914-1918