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Alfred William Denham was born in 1898 he was the son of William a frame work knitter and Sarah Ann Denham née Brailsford and the brother of Sarah Ann, Mary Elizabeth, Lilian, Rose Ellen, Arthur Edward, Cyril George and Eric Brailsford Denham. William was born in 1864 and Sarah Ann Brailsford was born in 1863 both were born in Arnold, they were married on 8th March 1885 at St Mary's Church, Arnold, they went on to have 11 children, sadly 3 died in infancy or early childhood. In 1911 they lived at 33 Beauchamp Street Sneinton Nottingham William 47 yrs is a frame work knitter he is living with his wife Sarah Ann 48 yrs and their children. .
He was an errand boy in 1911.
01 Jul 1916
756589 - CWGC Website
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Alfred William Denham enlisted at Nottingham, he served with the 1/7th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment and was killed in action on the 1st July 1916 on the first day of the battle of the Somme during the attack on the German positions at Gommecourt, France, Having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.
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