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Nottingham
Alonzo Thomas Williamson was born in 1878 in Nottingham. He was married to Sarah Jane Williamson, who was born in 1885 at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. They had four children; Nellie, born in 1903, Frances, born in 1904, George, born in 1906 and Alonzo Thomas, born in 1909, All the children were born in Nottingham.The family lived at 44 Buncombe Street, Nottingham and later at 75 Norland Road, Nottingham. His wife remarried following his death and became Mrs. Smith, living at 2 Ada Street, St.Ann's Well Road, Nottingham.
Alonzo Williamson worked as a brass bobbin winder.
06 Apr 1915
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Lance Corporal
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
L. Cpl. Williamson had served with the Notts. and Derby Regiment for six years and a further year with 1st Notts. V.R.C. He joined the the territorial army in March 1909, serving with 'C' Company, 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters. He attended the annual camp from 1909 to 1912. the battal He arrived in France with his unit on 27/02/1915. In April 1915 both 'C' and 'D' Companes were in reserve, occupying farms in the vicinity of Lindenhoek. The lines were mainly breastworks as the ground was too waterlogged to dig trenches, and relieving troops had to pass over open ground under constant fire. It was at this time that L. Cpl. Williamson was killed in action. He was buried at Lindenhoek Chalet Military Cenetery.
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