Private Harry Reginald Nott

Date of Birth c. 1898
Age at Death 20
Date of Death 3 November 1918
Service Number C/534526
Military Service Prince of Wales Own London Regiment
Merton Address
Local Memorial Wimbledon Cemetery

Additional Information

Born in Stockwell, London c.1898, Harry was the eldest son of Henry and Florence Nott. The couple also had two younger sons, Leonard and Archibald, plus a younger daughter, Marjorie. By 1911 Harry’s father was working as a fringe net dealer or haberdasher and the family had moved to 71, Pelham Road, Wimbledon.

During the First World War, Harry enlisted as a Private in the 15th Battalion, London Regiment (Prince of Wales Own Civil Service Rifles). He died of pneumonia at the Grove Military Hospital, Tooting on 3 November 1918, aged 20. The Grove was one of many institutions requisitioned by the War Office for military purposes. It operated as a 550-bed military hospital between 11 November 1916 and September 1919, treating a total of 2,499 officers and 13,459 other ranks.

Private Nott is buried in a private grave at Gap Road Cemetery, Wimbledon Grave reference plot M row B grave no 671.


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