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He was born in 1896 the son of Frank and Kate Lindsell (née Boardman). He was the brother of Rosetta, Harry Percy, Arthur Ernest, Frank Bertie, Walter (killed in action 10/10/1916), Hilda May, Ivy Kate Annie and Lawrence Cecil Lindsell. In 1911 they lived on Brookfield Road Arnold.
In 1911 he was employed as an apprentice in the hosiery trade.
25 Jun 1917
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Private
12th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Harold Frederick Lindsell, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 12th (Pioneer) Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. He landed in France on 6th October 1915 and was killed in action on 25th June 1917 having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Memorial, Ypres, Belgium. On the 25th June, two platoons of 'A' Company were engaged in digging dugouts at Larch Wood and 'B' Company were working on Immovable Drive (a new trench) and had completed the second 250 yards cutting it through to its destination. However, at this stage it was not dug in depth. In the early hours of the morning Frederick, along with an officer, was killed by enemy artillery. The shell wounded four other men.
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