Private William Brothwell

Army Number: 241265 (formerly 3893) 

Battalion: 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory MedalSon of Frank and Sarah Brothwell, of Shirland, Derbyshire. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Chesterfield, Derbyshire. He went to France, 27th October 1915 and was killed in action, 23rd April 1917, age 22, during the attack on German positions at Fosse, 3 de Lievin, France. 

Commemorated : Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.

Arras Memorial, France.

Private William Brothwell is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Leonards Church War Memorial, Shirland, Derbyshire.
St. Leonards War Memorial Gates, Shirland, Derbyshire.