Private James Bloor

Army Number: 9818

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

British 1914 Star, British War and Victory MedalBorn and lived at Derby son of William and Rebecca Bloor, of 21 Exeter Street, Derby. He was a sanitary labourer for Derby Corporation prior to enlisting at Derby. He served in India before going to France 8th September 1914. He was killed in action, 9th August 1915, in the attack at Sanctuary Wood, near Ypres, Belgium. 

Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

Private James Bloor is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Paul’s Church War Memorial, Derby.