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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Loker Churchyard Belgium Courtesy of Murray Biddle ,
Person Details
Wombwell Yorkshire
Father:Job Neville, born in 1862 at Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, working as a dairyman. Mother: Matilda Neville, born in 1862 at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, but died in April 1906 in Nottingham. Second wife, Laura Annie Neville, born in 1861 at Braunston, Rutland, married to Job January 1908 in Nottingham. Brothers: Herbert, born in 1888 at Wombwell, and working as a joiner, Horace, born in 1884 at Wombwell, working as a milkman and Harry, born in 1892 at Wombwell. Sisters: Ruby Jane, born in 1898 in Nottingham and Ida, born in October 1900 in Nottingham. The family lived at 232 St. Ann's Well Road, Nottingham.
Herbert Neville worked as a milkman.
11 Jun 1915
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232 St Ann's Well Road, Nottingham.
Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Neville volunteered for service, attesting on 11/08/1914. Following training he arrived in France on 27/12/1914. The battalion took over trenches in the Ypres Salient in front of Potijze before moving to the St. Jean area were they held the front at the village of Wieltje. It was a quiet sector but nevertheless Pte. Neville was killed in action on 11/06/1915. He is buried in Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery (grave ref BI.19)
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged), 2 July 1915: 'Neville. Killed in action June 11th, Private Reginald AW Neville, 2nd Sherwood Foresters, 232 St Ann's Well Road, age 19 years.'
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Loker Churchyard Belgium Courtesy of Murray Biddle ,
    Reginald A W - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Loker Churchyard Belgium Courtesy of Murray Biddle ,