SHELDON J. W.


John William Sheldon

Private 306172

1st Bn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)



John William Sheldon died on Thursday 25th April 1918, aged 20 years, and was remembered on the POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France.

He was born c1897 at East Kirkby, to parents William & Sarah Sheldon. William Sheldon was a Coal Miner, and a native of Middleton, Derbys. At the time of John's death the family were living at 1 Byron Street, East Kirkby, Nottingham.

 

 

 

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

SHELDON John William. Enlisted East Kirkby, Notts). 1st Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.). Private 306172, Killed in Action, France & Flanders, 25th April 1918.

 

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