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Wallace Williamson was born in 1897 in Nottingham and was the son of Charles a hair dresser and Emma Williamson née Phillips of 4 Eland Street New Basford Nottingham. His father was born in 1868 in Nottingham and his mother Emma Phillips was born in 1870 also in Nottingham, they were married in 1894 their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration district, they went on to have 7 children, sadly two died in infancy their surviving children were all born in Nottingham and were ; Wallace b1897, Charles Robert b1901, George Colin b1902, Harold b1906 and Clarence b1907. In the 1911 census the family are living at 21 Eland Street, Basford and are shown as Charles 43 yrs a hair dresser, he is living with his wife Emma 41 yrs and their children Wallace 14 yrs a bleachers labourer, Charles Robert 10 yrs, George Colin 9 yrs, Harold 7 yrs and Clarence 4 yrs.
in the 1911 census he is a bleachers labourer
27 Apr 1918
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9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Wallace Williamson, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 9th battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. He landed in France on 28th February 1915 and was killed in action on 27th April 1918. He is buried in Houchin British Cemetery
In memoriam published 28th April 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “WILLIAMSON. – In loving memory of Pte. Wallace Williamson, 9th Sherwood Foresters (late 1/7th Robin Hoods), killed in action April 27th, 1918. Fondly remembered. – From mother, father, and brothers.” Above notice is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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