✟≠ L/Cpl 1 Bn Sherwood Foresters. KIA 27/12/1914.
b1895 in Hathersage, according to Family Tree and Census, (although Army papers show him born Keyworth and living in Hathersage on enlistment). Family is shown as ‘Astell’ on the 1901C when the family were living in Keyworth. 1911C, in Plymton, Devon. Brother of Joseph William Astill.