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Herbert was born at Papplewick, Nottinghamshire in 1897, the son of Herbert and Sarah Jane Webster, who had moved to live at 4 Laburnum Cottages, Redhill, Arnold, Nottingham. In the 1911 census he is living with his parents at Main St Papplewick, he is 14 years of age a scholar and has one sister Ivy. He later worked as a gardener in Cornwall and at Newstead Abbey
He was employed as a gardener in Cornwall and at Newstead Abbey
21 Mar 1918
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Lance Corporal
2/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted into the Sherwood Foresters at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Once he had received his training he was posted to the 2/5th Battalion. In March 1918 the battalion was in the area of Noreuil – Ervillers in France, he was killed in action in this area.
His body was never identified and he has no known grave, he is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France Bay 7.
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