Private Cecil Caunt
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 306443 (formerly 4423)

Battalion : 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Skegby, Nottinghamshire. Son of Henry and Emily Caunt, of 34, Vere Avenue, Stoneyford Road, Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. He was a Colliery Worker above ground prior to enlisting at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He was killed in action, 30th August 1918, age 21, whilst serving in the line near Gorre, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Fouquieres Churchyard Extension, France. Plot 4. Row E. Grave 12.

His brother Private Percy Caunt, 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Fouquieres Churchyard Extension, France.
Private Cecil Caunt grave
Private Caunt is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Andrew's Church War Memorial, Skegby, Nottinghamshire.
All Saint's Church War Memorial, Stanton Hill, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary Magdalene Church War Memorial, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery War Memorial, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.