Lieutenant Everard Francis Sale Handford
Lieutenant Everard Francis Sale Handford

Army Number : n/a

Battalion : 8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby) Regiment.

Born in Nottingham 3rd May 1895. Son of Major Henry Handford and The Hon. Mary Emily Handford, of Elmfield, Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Educated at Rugby and Trinity College Cambridge, where he was to have gone into residence in October 1914 but volunteered for foreign service in August and obtained a commission as Second Lieutenant in the 8th Sherwood Foresters 3rd October 1914, being promoted Lieutenant 1st October 1915. Went to France in 12th July 1915 and was killed in action at the Hohenzollern Redoubt 15th October 1915, aged 20.

His brother Captain Henry Basil Strutt Handford, 8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby) Regiment was also killed in the same actoin on the same day.

Buried/Commemorated : Loos Memorial, France. Panel 87 - 89.

Loos Memorial, France
Handford name

Lieutenant Handford is also commemorated on the following memorials:-

Southwell Minster Parishioners War Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.

Southwell Minster Parishioners War Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.

Southwell Minster Church Window Memorial, Southwell, Nottinghamshire.