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Born at Aslockton, he was the 25 year-old son of Henry a railway guard and Hannah Blatherwick nee Townsend of 16 Burnaby Street, Old Basford, Nottingham. His father Henry was born in 1867 in Aslockton and his mother Hannah Townsend was born in 1870 in Whatton in the Vale , they were married in 1893 in Nottingham and went on to have 6 children , sadly 1 died in infancy , their surviving children were :- George James b1893 Aslockton, Henry b1896 Aslockton, Arthur b1899 Nottingham, Maggie b1901 Nottingham and Walter b1905 Old Basford. On 1901 Census he is living with his parents and siblings – Henry, Arthur and Margaret – at 2 Lindum Grove, Nottingham. His father is listed as a Great Northern Railway passenger guard. In the 1911 census the family are living at 3 Mandalay Street, Old Basford and are shown as Henry 44 yrs a railway guard, he is living with his wife Hannah 41 yrs and their children George James 17 yrs a hosiery trimmer, Henry 15 yrs a hosiery trimmer, Arthur 12 yrs a scholar, Maggie 10 yrs a scholar and Walter 6 yrs a scholar.
He was a hosiery trimmer in 1911
21 Mar 1918
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245th Siege Bty Royal Garrison Artillery
Sgt. George James Blatherwick, enlisted at Nottingham and served with 245th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, he died of wounds on 21st March 1918. He is buried in Roye New British Cemetery(Marchelepot) Mem.57.
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