Corporal John Albert Oldfield
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 6860

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

Born at Openshaw, Manchester, Lancashire. Was a collier. Son of Hannah Elizabeth Oldfield, of 46 Milton Street, Coventry Road, Bulwell, Nottingham. He enlisted 8th February 1898 into the Derbyshire Regiment. He was appointed Lance Corporal 7th September 1914, Corporal 20th March 1915.

Died : 30th August 1915

Buried/Commemorated : Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, Belgium. Row CI, Grave 9.

Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery, Belgium.
Photograph of name not yet obtained. Grave picture not yet obtained.
Corporal Oldfield is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Mary's Church War Memorial, Bulwell, Nottingham