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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
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Worksop, Notts
Isaac Lawrence and Annie Phillips married in 1885 at Worksop. By the 1891 census they had 3 children, William, born 1887, Ernest 1889 and Bernard in 1891and were living at 8 Court 2, Eastgate, Worksop. Ten years later, the family had moved to 30 St Cuthbert Street and had increased by two, Elsie in 1898 and Frank in 1896. In 1907, William, the first born, was the first one to marry in Worksop. His bride was Mary Ann Walton and by 1911 they were living at 13 Portland Street, under the roof of Williams in laws. Also in the same year, the remaining Lawrence grown males were now working, Isaac in a timer yard, Ernest in the gasworks, Bernard as a pit pony driver and Frank a worker on the colliery screens, all now living at 72 Potter Street. Meanwhile, William and his wife were producing children, 5 in all, Stanley in 1909, Hilda May in 1911, Annie in 1912, William 1914 and Kathleen in 1916.
21 Oct 1917
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835447 - CWGC Website
27556
Private
1st Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Pte. Frank Lawrence Worksop Guardian 9 November 1917 Yesterday Mr. and Mrs. Izaac Lawrence, of 72, Potter Street, Worksop, received the sad news that their son Pte. Frank Lawrence, of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, has been killed in action. As yet, no details are to hand. Private Lawrence was invalided home from France a few months ago suffering with trench feet, and on recovery was again sent out. He took part in the Irish Rebellion, and prior to joining the Forces he was employed at Manton Colliery. Much sympathy is expressed with his parents in their sorrow.
Formerly 3792, Notts and Derby Regt Frank's brother, William was killed 10 days earlier and both are commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. CWG additional information:- Son of Isaac and Annie Lawrence, of 72, Potter St., Worksop, Notts. Formerly 3792, Notts and Derby Regt. Research by Colin Dannatt
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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
    Frank Lawrence - photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.