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Eastwood Nottinghamshire
He was the fourth son of Fanny Webster of 52 The Breach Eastwood Nottinghamshire. He was the brother of Charles Henry, Franklin, Charlotte Maud Laura, Fanny and Philip Webster.
A shoemaker by trade, he also came from a 'notable family of local cricketers but unlike his brothers did not take up the game professionally.' He was also a talented artist who 'left behind him some very creditable sketches and brush work.' (Eastwood & Kimberley Advertiser 10/5/1918)
11 Apr 1918
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1st Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers
He attested at Hucknall in March 1916. Having trained at Brockelsby and Chelmsford he went to France with the Royal Scots and was wounded 11/4/1917 and hospitalised at Keighley Yorkshire. He was subsequently transferred to the KOSB. (Eastwood & Kimberley Advertiser 10/5/1918) However UK Soldiers Who Died 1914-1919 lists him as 'Formerly 39592 Lincolnshire Regiment'.
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