On this day 30th March 1916

No record in the War Diary [WO/95/2694]


A very quite day – the trenches are beginning to dry up a little, but are still very wet and full of mud.

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]


 2448 Pte Hilary Carlin, a miner from Blackwell was killed in action.2448 Carlin2448 Carlin effects


Time Expired

1379 Pte Arthur Wood, a coal miner from Barlborough and a Pre-War Territorial who served with “F” Company.1379 Wood

1368 Pte Morris Chadwick, a labourer from Little Mayfield and a Pre-War Territorial who served with “H” Company.1368 Chadwick

217 Sergeant Frederick Arthur Johnson, from Ashbourne and a Derbyshire Volunteer (1893) and Pre-War Territorial (1908) who served with “C” Company. 217 JohnsonSS Archangel

All three men returned to England on the “SS Archangel”, a 2,448-ton passenger ship built by J. Brown & Co., Ltd., Clydebank, Glasgow in 1910.

1133 Cpl Arthur Willis, a mill hand from Litton Mill and a Pre-War Territorial who served with “D” Company.1133 Willis

Arthur Willis returned to England on the SS Copenhagen.

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