Army Number : 26130
Battalion : 6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.
He was born at Nottingham. Son of Frank and Kate Lindsell, of Brookfield Road, Arnold, Nottingham. Husband of Gladys Mary Lindsell, of 24, Burleigh Road, Loughborough. Was a clerk. He enlisted 15th May 1915. Was promoted Sergeant 7th February 1916 and went to France 16th March 1916. He was killed in action during an attack on the Schwaben Redoubt, Somme, France, 10th October 1916, age 27.
Buried/Commemorated : Mill Road Cemetery, Thiepval, France. Plot XVI, Row B. Grave 8.
Sergeant Walter Lindsell is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Arnot Hill Park War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary's Church War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.
His brother Private Harold Fred Lindsell 12th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.