RILEY, John W.

Private 80496  1st/5th Bn., Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt) 

Died Sunday 31st March 1918 (Age unknown)

At Rest: Lapugnoy Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
Grave Ref: VI.  C.  1.

John W Riley is commemorated on both the Jacksdale and Ironville War Memorials. Little is known of his family connections or military career.
He was a recipient of the British War and Victory Medals.
The Imperial War Graves Commission wrote to a Mrs F Riley of Old Westwood, Near Jacksdale, Nottinghamshire to request an inscription for John’s headstone but it seems that no reply was received.

 

Christchurch, Ironville Marble Memorial Plaque

Christchurch, Ironville Marble Memorial Plaque

Riley John W CWGC