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James Gouldin was born in 1893 and was the son of Thomas and Julia Gouldin nee Collins of 37 Zulu Road Basford Nottingham. His father Thomas was born in 1859 in Doncaster and his mother Julia Collins was born in 1863 in Hucknall , they were married in 1880 their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration district, they went on to have 11 children sadly two of whom died in infancy or early childhood, their children listed in the 1901/1911 census were Thomas Alfred b1886 Hucknall, Emmeline b1889 Hucknal, Kate b1890 Hucknall, James b1893 Hucknall, George b1896 Hucknall, Henry b1898 Hucknall, Samuel b1900 Hucknall, John b1902 Shirebrook and Percy b1904 Shirebrook. In 1911 census the family are living at 37 Zulu Road, Basford and are shown as Thomas 52 yrs no occupation , he is living with his wife Julia 48 yrs and their children Emmerline 23 yrs a yarn slip winder, Kate 21 yrs a hose stamper, James 17 yrs a wheelwright, George 15 yrs a pony dirver underground, Henry 13 yrs a scholar, Samuel 11 yrs a scholar, John 9 yrs a scholar and Percy 7 yrs a scholar.
01 Oct 1917
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8th Bn Leicestershire Regiment
Private James Gouldin, enlisted at Dinnington, whilst he was living at Basford. He served with the 8th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment, he was killed in action on 1st October 1917. He is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
His brother Private George Gouldin, served with the 2/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, he was killed in action on 2nd December 1917. He is commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louverval.
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