Private Joseph Pinkney
Private Joseph Pinkney

Army Number : 11537

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

Born at Derby and lived at Hyson Green, Nottingham. Son of Alfred and Hannah Pinkney, of 2, Bedford Square, Hyson Green, Nottingham. He was a professional soldier and enlisted at Nottingham. He went to France 4th November 1914 and died, 29th July 1915, aged 22, of inflammation of connective tissue of his head at No. 1, Canadian Hospital Etaples, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Plot 2. Row B. Grave 27.

His brothers Private Alfred Pinkney, 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, and Private Lawrence Pinkney 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Photograph of name or grave not yet obtained.
Private Joseph Pinkney is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Stephen's Church War Memorial, Hyson Green, Nottingham.