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Parents: Thomas Hunt Collins and Sarah Wilson Collins of 15 Layton Avenue Mansfield. Thomas was a tobacco merchant. Wife: Mary nee Green, married 1917. Mansfield Chronicle Advertiser: 12/04/1917: Marriage of Miss Mary Green, daughter of the late Samuel Green & Mrs Green of Hucknall to Samuel William Collins, son of Mr & Mrs T H Collins of Mansfield. Honeymooned in Shakespeare country.
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21 Mar 1918
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Second Lieutenant
2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Attended Brunts School and Queen Elizabeth School (1906 to December 1907). Mansfield Chronicle Advertiser; 12/04/1917: Marriage of Miss Mary Green, daughter of the late Samuel Green and Mrs Green of Hucknall to Samuel William Collins, son of Mr and Mrs T H Collins of Mansfield. They honeymooned in Shakespeare Country. Marriage announcement published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 1st April 1917 : - “COLLINS – GREEN. – On April 5th, by special licence, at St. Mary's Church, Hucknall, Mary, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Samuel Green and Mrs. Green, of Beardall-street, Hucknall, to Second-Lieut. Samuel William Collins, second son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Collins, “Someraby,” Layton-avenue, Mansfield.” Above announcement is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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