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Private John Cyrus George Henry Marriott Lindley

Private John Lindley

Army Number : 6491 Served As George Marriott.

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Nottingham and lived at 4, Snowton Terrace, Spring Close, Old Lenton, Nottingham. Son of Teresa Lindley; Husband of Selina Eleanor Lindley. He was a goods checker for Midland Railway Company prior to enlisting 2nd September 1914 at Nottingham. He went to France 18th March 1915 and was killed in action, 27th October 1916, aged 40, whilst in the line near Trones Wood, France during the Battle of the Somme.

Buried/Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Private John Cyrus George Henry Marriott Lindley is also commemorated on the following local memorials :
Lenton War Memorial, Lenton, Nottingham.

His son Private William Henry Lindley 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

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