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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave of Alfred Goddard Elliott at the Rock Cemetery Nottingham 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
Sneinton
Son of George and Susan Elliott, of 3, Newark St., Nottingham. Born at Sneinton (CWGC). At the time of the 1911 census the family was at 3 Newark Street; George and Susan had five children, Ada (21), Mabel (19), Jessy (13), Harold (11) and Ernest George (8, b. 1894).
Member 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club). In 1911 he was an estate agent's clerk. His occupation on enlistment was given as accountant.
26 Apr 1916
23
2750272 - CWGC Website
5480
3 Newark Street, Nottingham
Private
2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Attested 9 December 1915 aged 22 years 7 months he gave his occupation as that of an accountant. He was put to the Army Reserve on 10 December 1915 . He was mobilised on 29th January 1916 at Derby when he was 22 yrs and 210 days old, he gave his next of kin as George Elliott 3 Newark St ,Nottingham , his father. He went to Ireland with his battalion during the Irish Rebellion 1916, on 26th April whilst he and his party were attacking 25 Northumberland Road, Dublin , being held by the rebels he was wounded and died later the same day as a result of these wounds , he had served only 90 days in the army . He was returned to his family and buried in Nottingham Church Cemetery (grave ref Oak 3010) He was one of the 31 men of the Sherwood Foresters who died during the Irish Rebellion 1916.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave of Alfred Goddard Elliott at the Rock Cemetery Nottingham 
Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Alfred Goddard Elliott - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking the grave of Alfred Goddard Elliott at the Rock Cemetery Nottingham Photo courtesy of Peter Gillings
  • Location of CWGC grave (next to Forest Road) in Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
    Alfred Goddard Elliott - Location of CWGC grave (next to Forest Road) in Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand