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Private William Henry Lindley

Private William Henry Lindley

Army Number : 1579

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

Born at Nottingham and lived at 20 Commercial Street, Lenton, Nottingham. Son of John Cyrus George Henry Marriott and Selina Eleanor Lindley, of 4, Snowton Terrace, Spring Close, Old Lenton, Nottingham. He was a gas fitter and electrician for Bromsdown Lamp Works prior to enlisting, 12th May 1912 at Nottingham. He went to France 28th February 1915 and was killed in action, 22nd September 1916, aged 19, during the German shelling of the British line at Verbrandenmolen, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Chester Farm Cemetery, Belgium.

Private William Henry Lindley is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Lenton War Memorial, Lenton, Nottingham.
Thomas Foreman's Employees Carrington War Memorial (St. John the Evangelist Church), Carrington, Nottingham.
Loggerheads Public House War Memorial, St. Mary's Church, Nottingham.

His father Private John Cyrus George Henry Marriott Lindley, 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.