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UKNIWM Ref - 11331

Oliver Watts Hind endowed the alms houses in Edwalton in memory of his brother, Lawrence Arthur Hind, and his nephew, Jesse FM Hind. The dedication reads: 'These houses were erected in 1927 by Oliver Watts Hind in affectionate remembrance of his father Jesse Hind JP of Edwalton, solicitor clerk of the peace for the country and first clerk to the County Council of Nottinghamshire, born 1842, died 1919, wise counsellor and faithful friend. Also of his mother, Eliza Hind, born 1842, died 1907. Herself forgetting, she thought only of others. Also in affectionate remembrance of his brother, Lawrence Arthur Hind MC, solicitor, lieutenant-colonel 7th (The Robin Hoods) Battalion, the Sherwood Foresters, born 1877, wounded at Hooge in 1915, killed leading his Battalion in the attack on Gommecourt, France, July 1st, 1916. Also of his nephew, Jesse Francis Montague Hind, born 1893, lieutenant, 9th Battalion, the Sherwood Foresters, wounded at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli, in 1915 and killed in action whilst in command of his company at Thiepval, France, September 27th, 1916. In life they all did their duty.'

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Jesse F M Hind - Jesse Francis Montague Hind

Lawrence A Hind - Lawrence Arthur Hind

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