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Radford Nottingham
He was the son of Frederick and Mary Ann Malbon and the brother of Florence, Mabel, Leslie, Harry and Grace Malbon. In 1911 they lived at 127 Hartley Road Radford Nottingham. He was the husband of Ada (née Hardstaff) Malbon of 53 Cromer Road Nottingham and the father of Phyllis Malbon.
In 1911 he was a lace maker
18 Nov 1917
67673 - CWGC Website
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Sergeant Harold Malbon enlisted in Nottingham and served with 'A' Coy 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment he served in France from February 1915 (CWGC). He was killed in action on 18th November 1917, he is buried in Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe
Obituaries published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 18th November 1918:- “MALBON. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Sergt. Harold Malbon, Robin Hoods, killed in action November 18th, 1917. He lived a noble life, and nobly died. Cherished memories of a loved one. – Loving wife Ada and baby Phyllis. “MALBON. – In loving memory of our dear brother, Sergt. H. Malbon, killed in action November 18th, 1918 [sic]. – Sadly missed by Lily and Will. “MALBON. – In loving memory of Sergt. Harold Malbon, Robin Hoods, killed in action November 18th, 1917. Too dearly loved to be forgotten. – Mother-in-law, Annie, George (in Italy). “MALBON. – In loving memory of brother Sergt. Harold Malbon, killed November 18th, 1917. Some day we'll understand. – Florrie and John. “MALBON. – In proud and loving memory of Sergt. Harold Malbon, killed by a shell, France, November 18th, 1917. Ever in our thoughts. – From father, mother, brothers, and sisters.” Above obituaries courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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