THE GREAT WAR
Date of death
01 Jul 1916
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Keward, of 5, Dakeyne St., Carlton Rd., Nottingham (CWGC).
Member of 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club).
Earlier Sherwood Forester number of 3940, serving in A Company. He served in France from 27 October 1915. He was reported in the Red Cross Enquiry List of 1 September 1916 listed as missing 1 July 1916 following the attack on Gommecourt on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Qualified for the 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Location: Somme, France
Cemetery/memorial reference: Pier and Face 10 C 10 D
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Nottinghamshire Great War Roll of Honour