In memory of Nottinghamshire-born members of my extended family who died in the Great
- died 13th May 1918 aged 33. served in Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 15th
battalion. private 41389. Buried in Gezaincourt, Northern France.
- died 25.12.1915 aged 38. private in Sherwood Foresters, service number 17179. left a
widow and 8 children - George, Frederick, Alice, May, Thomas, Ada, Elsie and Alfred aged
between 17 and 6 months. Buried in Serques Cemetery, France
Leslie Arthur Scruton
-died 6.4.1918, aged 18. private in Northumberland Fusilers #69193. son of Tom Edwin and
Agnes Scruton. Commemorated at Ploegsteert memorial, Hainault, Belgium.
- died 21st March 1918 aged 40. private in Sherwood Foresters, 307706, died in France,
left a widow, Rebecca Ann Atkin and 2 children George & Wilfred, aged 13 and 3.
Commemorated at Arras memorial
and of those who served, but thankfully returned, including my grandfather and his
Abel Atkin served in Sherwood Forester regiment
John Levi Atkin served in Royal Leicestershire regiment
Edwin Thomas Scruton
Ernest Tugby served in Royal Engineers 1915-18