Private Sydney Frank Arrowsmith

Army Number: 265155 (formerly 1681)

Battalion: 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. Son of Joseph and Fanny Arrowsmith, of 1 Church Terrace, Nottingham. Husband of Lilian Arrowsmith, of 4, Dunkirk Road, Old Lenton, Nottingham. He was employed at Boots the Chemist in Nottingham prior to enlisting at Nottingham. He went to France on 25th February 1915 and was killed in action, 29th October 1918, aged 29, during the attack on the St. Quentin Canal and the Hindenburg Line, France.

Buried Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, France. Plot 3. Row H, Grave 12.

Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, France.

Private Sydney Frank Arrowsmith is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Lenton War Memorial, Lenton, Nottingham.
St. Saviour’s Church War Memorial, The Meadows, Nottingham.
St. Faith’s Church War Memorial, (St. Saviour’s Church), The Meadows, Nottingham.
Boots Office and Works War Memorial, Boots the Chemist site, Thane Road, Nottingham.