Lance Sergeant John Lane
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 22251 (formerly 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment)

Battalion : 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Nottingham. Son of Thomas and Sarah Elizabeth Lane. Lived at Alfreton, Derbyshire and enlisted at Chesterfield, Derbyshire, went to Gallipoli 28th August 1915. He was transferred to the 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and went to France. He died of wounds 28th September 1917, age 22.

Buried/Commemorated : Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 6. Row C. Grave 2.

His brother Private George Lane, 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Lance Sergeant Lane is also commemorated on the following local memorials:
St. Werburgh Church War Memorial, Blackwell, Derbyshire.