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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 4th November 1914, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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He was the son of Henry and Eva Green of 5 Hinds Yard, Angel Row, Nottingham. (CWGC) In 1911 Henry Green (46) a pit banksman, and his wife Eva (46) a lace clipper, were living at 8 Dilkes Yard, Parliament Street, Nottingham. According to the census form completed by Henry, he and his wife had been married for 28 years and had had nine children, all of whom had survived. Five children were in the home on the night of the census: May (18) a lace clipper, Grace (15) a typist assistant and Henry (13), Arthur (9) and Bert (5). All the family had been born in Nottingham. None of the family have yet been traced prior to the 1911 Census. However, according to military records, James joined the army on 14 October 1903.
James was a collier when he joined the army in 1903.
14 Sep 1914
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Private
2nd Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers
James was a regular soldier having joined the army on 14 October 1903. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.
Nottingham Evening Post, 4 November 1914, photograph with caption: 'Private James Green, a native of Nottingham, King's Own Scottish Borderers, killed on the Aisne on September 14th.' Registers of Soldiers' Effects: His father, Henry, was his legatee.
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  • Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 4th November 1914, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    James Green - Photo published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 4th November 1914, courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918