Private John Brindley
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 2700

Battalion : 1/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of John William and Phoebe Brindley, of 55, Sherwood Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield. He was a Billiard maker prior to enlisting at Newark, Nottinghamshire. He went to France 2nd March 1915 and was killed in action, 29th April 1915, aged 22, whilst serving in the line at Kemmel, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium. Row E. Grave 84.

His brother Private Robert Brindley, 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Private John Brindley is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Kingsway Cenotaph War Memorial, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.