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Linby Nottinghamshire
Joseph Fairfield was born in 1889 in Linby and was the son of William a railway signalman and Annie Fairfield née Mallabone living at Railway Gate House Linby Nottinghamshire. His father William was born in 1855 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire and his mother Annie Mallabone was born in 1857 also in Nuneaton, they were married in 1882 in Nuneaton and went on to have 5 children who were William b1883 Lowdham, Ernest b1885 Lowdham, Walter b1888 Linby, Joseph b1889 Linby and Annie b1897 in Linby. In the 1911 census the family are living at Gate House, Linby, and are shown as William 56 yrs a railway signalman, he is living with his wife Annie 54 yrs and their children Walter 23 yrs a drapers assistant, Joseph 22 yrs a grocers assistant and Annie 14 yrs a warehouse assistant. Joseph married his wife Kate Whyatt in 1914, their marriage was registered in the Basford Registration district, they lived at 51 Co-operative Avenue, Hucknall
He was a grocer's assistant.
20 Nov 1917
1752839 - CWGC Website
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Private Joseph Fairfield, enlisted at Derby and initially served with the service number 54405 in the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire ) Regiment before transferring to the 153rd Company Machine Gun Corps, he was killed in action on 20th November 1917. He is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval.
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