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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Old Basford Nottingham
He was the son of Ellen Powell and the brother of Harry, Eliza and Eva Powell. In 1911 they lived at 130 Park Lane Old Basford Nottingham. He was the husband of Florence Edith (née Warwick) Powell of 13 Baldwin Street Radford Nottingham.
He attended Queensberry Road Baptist Church, Old Basford Nottingham (Baptist (All Saints Church News, April 1917). He was a clerk in 1911.
26 Jan 1917
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Lance Corporal
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Lance Corporal Wallace Powell, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, He died of wounds from an accidental bomb explosion (ASCN April 1917). on 26th January 1917. He is buried in Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte.Grave Reference: II M 30
In memoriam published 26th January 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “POWELL. – In loving memory of Lance-Corpl. Wallace Powell, died January 26th. Never forgotten. – Wife Cissie. “POWELL. – In loving memory of Wallace, died of wounds in France, January 26th, 1917. Our loss is great. Sadly missed. – Mother, brother, and sisters.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Wallace Powell - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle