Private William Henry Lilliman
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 22248

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Staveley, Derbyshire. Son of Henry and Hannah of 143, Blake Street, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire. Husband of Florence, of 145 Blake Street, Mansfield Woodhouse. He was a coal miner proir to enlisting at Mansfield. He went to France 20th July 1915 and was killed in action, 5th October 1915, by German shellfire, prior to their attack on the trenches at Oder Houses, Potijze, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, Belgium. Row D1. Grave 6.

His brothers Private Joseph Lilliman, 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and Company Sergeant Major Robert Lilliman, 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, Belgium.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private Lilliman is also commemorated on the following memorials:
Yeoman Memorial Park War Memorial, Mansfield Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire.