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Stapleford Nottinghamshire
He was the son of Edward Henry and Elizabeth Bend Watkin and the brother of Nevil Johnson and Josephine Mary Watkin. In 1901 they lived on Nottingham Road and in 1911 at 9 Lower Park Street (both Stapleford Nottinghamshire).
He was a lace hand.
09 Apr 1917
2939698 - CWGC Website
9 Lower Park Street Stapleford Nottinghamshire.
Lance Corporal
2/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
His ASR survives. He enlisted at Ilkeston 15/11/1915 standing 5'9" tall. He was a Methodist. He was mobilised 24/1/1916 and served at home until going to France 26/2/1917.
Some records cite Watkins but he was registered Watkin. Additional Research by David Nunn
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