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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.
Courtesy Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
Harold was born in 1885 the son of Lot and Jeanette Eliza Mansell. In 1911 the family lived at 6 Woodthorpe Ave, Woodthorpe. He married Annie Stokes in 1915 and they lived at 'Fern Cottage' Woodthorpe Drive Nottingham.
He was employed as a cigar salesman
13 Mar 1917
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67681 - CWGC Website
50659
Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted in Nottingham into the Sherwood Foresters and after training was posted to the 2nd battalion of the regiment. This battalion was based near Sheffield at the outbreak of the war and they landed in France on the 11th September 1914. He died from wounds.
He is buried in Philosophe British Cemetery His younger brother Joseph, also served and died in the Great War.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.
Courtesy Murray Biddle
    Harold Lot Mansell - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking his grave at Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Courtesy Murray Biddle