Born in August 1887 in Awsworth Notts, to Henry and Sarah Lamin. Elder Sisters Catherine (Kate), Mary Esther and Sarah Anne(Annie) and Elder brother John (Jack).
Educated at Awsworth Board School, just outside Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England.
I served with honour in the 9th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment seeing front line action in Flanders and Northern Italy from the end of 1916 to January 1920.
Just been recommended to read this wonderful site!! Such a brilliant and poignant idea to post on exact days of the original letters, keep it up, and I will pass it on to my friends. Such a horrid war, as are all wars!! I must make time to read them all!! THANK YOU