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Lea Brooks Derbyshire
William married Kate Smith at Nottingham 29/11/1900. He was the father of Gertrude Annie, William, Horace Edward, Arthur and Jack Ayres. In 1901 they lived on Erye Yard Sneinton Road and later at 5 Claremont Villas Rookwood Street Hungerhill Road St Ann's (both Nottingham). Kate later lived on Coppice Road St Ann's Well Road Nottingham.
He was a tram conductor in 1901 and a painter upon enlistment.
07 Jun 1916
37
513867 - CWGC Website
R/7563
Rifleman
2nd Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
He was 5 ' 4" tall and weighed 139 lbs when he enlisted in November 1914. He died from a grenade wound received to his left leg 16/4/1916.
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