Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
CWGC. “Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.”, Accessed June 21, 2017.
CEF no. 802448
Born in Surrey, Great Britain, Sherlock and his wife moved to London, ON, after 1901. He was a clerk at McClary’s Manufacturing Company when he enlisted at 44 years old. He was declared fit for duty on 27 December 1915, and was deployed overseas with the 135th Canadian Infantry Battalion. He was transferred to the 18th Btn. He suffered a gunshot wound to the arm in July 1917 and one year later, on 8 August 1918, Pte. Sherlock was killed in action during the Battle of Amiens, in France.
He is commemorated on page 499 of the First World War Book of Remembrance (Memorial Chamber, Peace Tower, Parliament Hill).
Grave: Villers – Bretonneux Military Cemetery, France.