Private Edward Francis Patrick Lacey
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 2358

Battalion : 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Son of Henry and Annie Lacey, of 177, Dame Agnes Street, Nottingham. He was a Stable man prior to enlisting 6th September 1914 at Nottingham. He went to France 28th February 1915, was wounded 27th July 1915. and was killed in action, 1st July 1916, aged 24, during the attack on Gommecourt, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Buried/Commemorated : Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France. Plot 1. Row L. Grave 35.

His brother Corporal Henry Thomas Smedley Lacey, 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

Foncquevillers Military Cemetery, France.
Private Edward Francis Patrick Lacey grave
No local memorial details.