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  • The family grave of Leonard Collinson at Basford cemetery.
Photo taken by Peter Gillings
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of William and Mary Ann Collinson and the brother of Ernest William, Ethel, Harold, Bernard, Clarice, Wilfred and Hilda Ann Collinson. In 1911 they lived at 1 Dalkeith Terrace Hyson Green Nottingham. He was the husband of Louie (née Judkins) Collinson of 4 Oak Place Wycliffe Street New Basford Nottingham.
He was a house painter.
15 Apr 1917
27
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Private
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Leonard Collinson, 10th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, was killed in action 15th April 1917. He is buried in Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt
In memoriam published 15th April 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “COLLINSON. – In loving memory of Leonard, the dearly loved son of William and Annie Collinson, killed in action April 15th, 1917, aged 27 years. What happy hours we once enjoyed, how sweet those memories still; a place is vacant in our home, the world can never fill. Never forgotten. – Sorrowing mother and dad. “COLLINSON. – In loving memory of my dear husband, Leonard, killed in action April 15th, 1917, aged 27. A loving husband, a faithful friend, one of the best that God could send; he always tried to do his best, and now he is taking his heavenly rest. – Dearly loved and sadly missed by his sorrowing wife Louie. “COLLINSON. – In loving memory of Leonard, who died on April 15th, 1917. How we muss his loving smile. – From Mrs. Judkin and family.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • The family grave of Leonard Collinson at Basford cemetery.
Photo taken by Peter Gillings
    The family grave of Leonard Collinson - The family grave of Leonard Collinson at Basford cemetery. Photo taken by Peter Gillings