Private James Arthur Basford

Army Number: 35451

Battalion: 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

3 4

Born and lived at Derby. Son of James and Emma Basford, of 21, Liversage Street, Derby. He was a bookbinder prior to enlisting at Derby. He was killed in action, on 15th July 1916, aged 26, whilst the battalion was moving between Poulainville and Longeau, France.

Commemorated: Loos Memorial, France. Panel 87 to 89.

Loos Memorial, France.

His brother Private Albert Basford 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.