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Soldiers Corner, Heinz Lindhorst.  5 Nov 1925 –  10 Oct 1946.

Soldiers Corner, Heinz Lindhorst. 5 Nov 1925 – 10 Oct 1946.

One Remembrance Day (it would be some time in the 1990s) I was with a group of people beside the cenotaph in the Nottingham Road Cemetery, Chaddesden, when I noticed a couple standing reverently over one of the German war graves. The woman was called Mary Sherratt , and the man was her husband. The grave was that of Heinz Lindhorst. When I asked them whether they had known the young soldier, Mary replied “Yes”, and then she told me this story.

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Tony Bannister
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