My Great Grandfather Harry Wheat, Great Grandmother Annie Wheat and Grandmother Annie Attewell (nee Wheat) (top right) with my Great Aunts/Uncles Jane, Mabel, John and Harry. The photo was taken circa 1911 when they would have been living at 28 Oldham Street. Name of dog not known.
THE GREAT WAR
WAR GRAVE RECORD
Company Sergeant Major
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He was the son of Henry and Mary Daley and the brother of Mary Helen, Isaac Newton, Frederick, Thomas Charles, Larry, Edwin and Herbert Daley. In 1891 and 1901 they lived at Arnold.
In 1911 he was a shop keeper living alone at 35, Oldham Street, Nottingham.
He died at Retford J/F/M/1920 (Free BMD).
Age at death
He first enlisted 13/1/1902. Presumably recalled at the outbreak of war as a reservist, he arrived in theatre (France) 11/11/1914. He was awarded the Silver War Badge (B 96509) and discharged 21/1/1919 (sickness).
Date of death
12 Oct 1918
Age at death
Son of Mrs Sarah Ann Hill of 27 Oldham Street, Carlton Road, Nottingham.
Member of 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club).
1/7th Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
Nottingham Post notice (abridged), 21 October 1918: 'Hill. Died of wounds October 12th 1918, Private George Hill, West Riding Regiment. Youngest son of Mr and Mrs Hill. The second son to fall. Mother, father, sisters, brothers.'
Buried Queant Communal Cemetery British Extension (grave reference D.52).
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Nottinghamshire Great War Roll of Honour