William Larwood

Private 76422

2nd Bn., Durham Light Infantry

William Larwood died on Thursday 21st March 1918, aged 19 years, and was remembered on the ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France.

He was born c1899 in Kirkby, to parents Philip and Annie Larwood. Philip Larwood was a Coal Miner, who married Annie Sharman at Kirkby in April 1897. Both parents were natives of Kirkby.

William Larwood was first cousin to Nuncargate's cricket legend Harold Larwood, as William's father Philip was elder brother to Harold Larwood's father Robert.



From ‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 –  Durham Light Infantry

LARWOOD William. Born Kirkby , Notts, enlisted Nottingham (resides Nuncargate, Notts). 2nd Bn., Durham Light Infantry, Private 76422, Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 21st March 1918.



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