“G” Clay Cross and District Company

Chesterfield Map


G Company Officers and Senior N.C.O.’s 1911G Company 1911Nicholson Johnson Hills

Guy Nicholson, Evelyn Brownlow Johnson and Raleigh Hillsshepherd and Hoult

Sergt.-Major John Shepherd and Col.-Sergt. John Hoult


Raleigh Hills G Company

Attestation of George Howe certified by Lieutenant Raleigh Hills in November 1910Nicholson Clay Cross 1911

 Attestation of George Smart certified by Captain Guy Nichloson in May 1911


clay x

 Clay Cross Territorials leaving for Hindlow Camp in July 1910.

C Company

“C” (Clay Cross and District) Company at Abermaide Camp in July-August 1912.


1914 HH Jackson signature

By April 1914 Henry Humphrey Jackson had been Gazetted to the Battalion.


 Men known to have served with “G” Clay Cross Company

  • 703 Pte Joseph Edge a bricklayer from Market Street who enlisted in June 1908.
  • 1409 Pte George Smart a miner from Clay Cross and Pre-War Territorial in “G” Company. Retuned to England pending discharge due to Termination of Engagement.
  • 2185 Pte George Batteson a miner from Tibshelf who enlisted in April 1914. Wounded on the 20th July 1916 and returned to ENgland and discharged.

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