Private Septimus George Backhouse
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 10393

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Coddington, near Newark, Nottinghamshire. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Backhouse of 16, Balderton Gate, Newark. He enlisted at Newark and was a professional soldier, sering in India before going to France 4th November 1914. He was killed in action 17th November 1914, age 30.

Buried/Commemorated : Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 26 and 27.

Le Touret Memorial, France.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private Backhouse is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Newark Cemetery War Memorial, Newark, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary's Church Borough of Newark Roll of Honour War Memorial, Newark, Nottinghamshire.