John Henry Nock

Private 117413

10th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)

John Henry Nock died on Monday 14th October 1918, aged 31 years, and was buried in the MONTAY-NEUVILLY ROAD CEMETERY, MONTAY, Nord, France.

He was born c1886 at West Bromwich, Staffs, to parents Harry and Sarah Nock. Harry Nock was a Stoker in the Coal Mines, and both parents were natives of West Bromwich.



Notts Free Press - In Memoriam - 14th November 1919

Nock - In loving memory of my dear husband, John H. Nock, who was killed by Sniper, October 14th 1918. The bugle called, he hastened forth, The bravest in the battle's van; Remember him who gives his life, Is a soldier and a man. Christ will link the broken chain closer when we meet again. - From Loving Wife and Children.


From ‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 – Part 49 The Sherwood Foresters’

NOCK John. Born Kirkby, Notts, enlisted Mansfield (resides Nuncargate, Notts). 10th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). Private 117413, Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 14th October 1918.



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