Appeal for information on 1914 Mansfield soldier Francis Haywood

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AN appeal has been made for information on the soldier son of a Mansfield man who was killed in 1914 during the First World War whilst serving with the 2nd Battalion Notts & Derby Regiment.

Peter Haywood, who can be contacted by e-mail at, said: “His name was Francis Haywood, who was born in Nottingham in 1896. He was the son of a John Haywood who in 1920 was living at 12 Ladybrook Lane, Mansfield.”