An original 1914 recruit from Mansfield
Possibly Served in Ireland with 2/8th Battalion and arrived in France in 1916. Transferred to 2nd Battalion in early 1917
Transfered to the 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters prior to the Territorial Force renumbering (approx February 1917). Approximately 83 men transferred from the Territorial Battalions to the 2nd Battalion at this time and were issued with the number 71606 to 71689.