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  • Photograph was published 21st August 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Sneinton, Nottingham
Father: Samuel Jerram was born in 1842 at Stoke Bardolph, Nottinghamshire and worked as a horse dealer. Mother: Emma Jerram was born in 1859 at Annesley, Nottinghamshire. Brother: Harry, born in 1898. Sisters: Edith Mary, born in 1885 at Morley, Derbyshire and working as an overlocker for a blouse manufacturer, Ethel, born in 1887 also at Morley and working as a blouse machinist, Hilda, born in 1891 and working as a clerk for a wholesale book seller and Janet, born in 1895 and working as a blouse examiner. He was the 23 year-old husband of Lillian Mary Jerram, of 7 Colwick Low Road, Sneinton, Nottingham.
Assistant pork butcher.
23 Jul 1916
23
18133
Private
2nd Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers
Jerram was drafted to France following training and the battalion was brought up on 19/07/1916 to trenches between Bazentin-le-Grand and Longueval in the continuing Battle of the Somme. They attacked a German position in front of Wood Lane the following day and sustained high casualties. On 23/07/1916 the battalion was moved to treated near Pommels Redoubt and Jerram was killed in action. His body was never recovered, but his name was commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial (Pier & Face 4A & 4D)
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  • Photograph was published 21st August 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Harold Jerram - Photograph was published 21st August 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918