Private William Hoodless
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 48580 (formerly 23094 Lincolnshire Regiment)

Battalion : 20th (Labour) Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at South Reston, Lincolnshire. Son of Barnabas Hoodless, of South Reston. He enlisted at Lincoln and died, 14th February 1917, aged 41, at 9th Casualty Clearing Station, Contay, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Contay British Cemetery, Contay, France. Plot 7. Row F. Grave 3.

His brother Private Arthur James Hoodless, 15th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

Contay British Cemetery, Contay, France.
Private William Hoodless grave
Private William Hoodless is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Edith's Churchyard War Memorial, South Reston, Lincolnshire.