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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery Belgium Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Bulwell
David was the son of David and Mary Roome (died aged 46 in 1910). His father was born in 1865 at Bulwell and his mother in 1864 at Walsall. Married c1886, they had six children but only David and a younger brother Leonard survived infancy. In 1911 they lived at 93 Hempshill Lane Bulwell. He was the husband of Caroline Ann Roome who later lived at 56 Logan Street Bulwell.
In 1911 David was a trimmer, Leonard a pottery labourer and their father a miner.
09 Nov 1917
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Gunner
Royal Garrison Artillery
David Roome enlisted in Nottingham and served with 274th Siege Bty. He he is buried in Potijze Chateau Burial Ground
Nottingham Evening Post 9th November 1918: 'ROOME. – In loving memory of our dear husband and our brother-in-law, Gnr. D. Rowe, killed by shell November 9th, 1917. Death divides, fond memory clings. – Loving wife Carrie and her family.' Obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery Belgium Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    David Roome - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery Belgium Courtesy of Murray Biddle