Private John Henry Oscroft
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 30795

Battalion : 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

He was born at Arnold, Nottingham and lived at Hardstaff's Yard, Front Street, Arnold, Nottinghamshire. Grandson of Mrs. Sharpe. He was employed at J. Herring & Sons Ltd., builders in Arnold, Nottingham. He enlisted at Nottingham September 1915 and was killed in action during an attack at Proyart, France, 13th August 1918, age 24.

Buried/Commemorated : Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France. Panel 7.

Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France.
Photograph of name not yet obtained. Grave picture not yet obtained.

Private Oscroft is also commemorated on the following memorials:-

Arnot Hill Park War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.

Arnot Hill Park War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.

St. Mary's Church War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.