T Thrall war grave

  • Posted on: 15 September 2009
  • By: David Thrale

Private 21638 3rd Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.) who died on Friday 11th June 1915.

Category Description
Cemetery: Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Grave Reference: C. 17612.
Historical Information: During the two world wars, the United Kingdom became an island fortress used for training troops and launching land, sea and air operations around the globe. There are more than 170,000 Commonwealth war graves in the United Kingdom, many being those of servicemen and women killed on active service, or who later succumbed to wounds. Others died in training accidents, or because of sickness or disease. The graves, many of them privately owned and marked by private memorials, will be found in more than 12,000 cemeteries and churchyards. Mansfield (Nottingham Road) Cemetery contains 51 burials of the First World War and 45 of the Second World War.