Private 291732 - Northumberland Fusiliers
1st /7th Battalion (Territorials)
Killed in Action Flanders 14th November 1916 : Aged 30
Warlencourt British Cemetery - Ref II E 7
Born and living in Huthwaite; Godfrey is simply given touching remembrance from closest relations. He apparently first joined the Sherwood Foresters as Private 20239, transferred to the Northumberlands.
Reportage from Paul Bradshaw; research by Mrs Lynne Weston and grand daughter Mrs Sheila Denby.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Confirms record without personal details.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 GODFREY MARRIOTT, born Huthwaite, enlisted Mansfield. Private 291732, Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st./7th. Battalion (Territorials). Killed in action, France and Flanders, 14th. November, 1916.
Nottinghamshire Free Press - Sutton Library Archives 30th November 1917
Written 23 Jul 06 Revised 12 Jul 12 © by Gary Elliott