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  • Photograph published 12th July 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Hyson Green
Joseph Wardle was born in 1891 in Nottingham and was the son of Albert a coal miner and Frances Wardle née King of 38 Hyson Street Hyson Green Nottingham. His father Albert was born in Basford in 1867 and his mother Frances King was born in 1868 in Crewe, they were married in 1888, their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration district, they went on to have 10 children , sadly two of whom died in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children were all born in Hyson Green and were , Joseph b1891, Frances b1896, Thomas b1898, Edith b1900, Albert b1901, Fanny b1903, Elizabeth b1905 and Benjamin b1909. In the 1911 census the family are living at 38 Hyson Street, Radford Road, Hyson Green, Nottingham and are shown as Albert 44 yrs a coal miner he is living with his wife Frances 43 yrs and their children , Joseph 19 yrs a coal miner, Thomas 13 yrs a scholar, Edith 11 yrs scholar, Albert 10 yrs a scholar, Fanny 8 yrs a scholar, Elizabeth 6 yrs a scholar and Benjamin 2 yrs. Joseph married his wife Ethel Ordoyno in 1913 in Nottingham , they lived at 37 Court Street Hyson Green. They went on to have a daughter Ethel F born in 1914 , however she sadly died the following year aged 1 year.
13 May 1917
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Corporal
Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)
Corporal Joseph Wardle, enlisted in Nottingham served with the 206th Company Machine Gun Corps, he was killed in action on 13th May 1917. He has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Arras Memorial
In memoriam published 13th May 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “WARDLE. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Cpl. Joseph Wardle, M.G.C., killed in action May 13th, 1917. – Wife, daughter, mother, father, brother Tom in France. “WARDLE. – In remembrance of Corpl. J. Wardle, killed in action April 13th [sic], 1917. Deepest sympathy. – From Mr. and Mrs. Blackner, aunt and uncle.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photograph published 12th July 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Joseph Wardle - Photograph published 12th July 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918