Lance Corporal 2942 - Sherwood Foresters
Notts Derby Regiment 8th Battalion
Killed in action Flanders 13th July 1916 : Aged 19
BELLACOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, RIVIERE I. D. 3.
Born in Huthwaite, Son of John and Alice Pride, of Farndon Fields, Newark, Notts, where he enlisted.
Killed in action by a trench mortar.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Confirming details with basic identification.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 ERNEST PRIDE, born Huthwaite, enlisted Newark. Lance Corporal 2942 1st./8th. Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regt.) Killed in action, France and Flanders, 13th. July, 1916.
Written 15 Feb 09 Revised 30 Jun 12 © by Gary Elliott