Private Herbert Brocklehurst
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 12824

Battalion : 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Newbold, Derbyshire. Son of Herbert and Mary Brocklehurst, of 17, Fletcher Street, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire. He was a Coal Miner prior to enlisting at Mansfield. He was killed in action, 9th July 1917, aged 27, whilst serving in the trenches on the Black Line near Arras.

Buried/Commemorated : Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux, France. Plot 1. Row B. Grave 11.

His father Private Herbert Brocklehurst, 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in teh Great War.

Sunken Road Cemetery, Fampoux, France.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private Herbert Brocklehurst is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Yeoman Memorial Park, War Memorial, Mansfield-Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire.