Just to let you know, he was one of mine. So thanks for the help.The Three Brothers
He actually was the third of three brothers to die during WWI.Serjeant John Windley
Birth: 1888 in Nottingham, England to Alfred & Phoebe Windley. He married Nellie Gertrude Whiting in 1908 & had two Children, Nellie Elizabeth & Sonney. 265025, 1st/7th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment). The photo is from the Nottingham Evening Post, 1917 Roll of Honour.
he is remembered in the obituaries, Nottingham Evening Post, 20th July 1917 Page 4
WINDLEY: Died of wounds. July 14th. Sergeant John Windley, Sherwood Foresters. 90 Sandon St, New Basford They miss him most who loved him best. From his loving sister Nellie and Arthur, also his two little children, Annie and Sonny.
WINDLEY: Died of wounds in France. July 14th. Sergt. Jack Windley, Sherwood Foresters. Beloved brother of Mrs and Mr. Dale, Coventry. A noble life laid down.
WINDLEY: Died of Wounds, July 14th; Sergeant Jack Windley. Sherwood Foresters, aged 29. Peace after pain. - Loving brother and sister, Mabel and Alf (in France).
Alfred is also remembered in the obituaries, Nottingham Evening Post 13th October 1917 Page 2.
267012, 2nd/7th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
WINDLEY, Killed in action, september 29th. Pte. A Windley, Sherwood Foresters, aged 24. A bitter blow, a shock severe, to part with one I loved so dear; Christ will link the broken chain, closer when we meet again. - His sorrowing wife Mabel
WINDLEY, Killed in action, September 29th, Pte. A. Windley, aged 24, beloved brother of Mrs. and Mr Dale, of Coventry. Third brother to fall. For ever in our thoughts.
The third brother Im having problems finding details of his death. Henry, or as the family called him "Harry". He was born in 1891.
If anyone knows what the foresters were doing on the dates my uncles were killed id be very grateful to find out. Thanks again!