An October 1914 recruit from Tideswall
Served in Ireland and arrived in France with the 2/6th Battalion in February 1917. Wounded on 26th September 1917 during 3rd Ypres
Samuel re-enlisted into the 2/6th Battalion in October 1914 aged 34. He had previously served 9 years with the 2nd Volunteer Battalion Sherwood Foresters.
Citation for the Distinguished Conduct Medal
2/6th Battalion War Diary entry recording the attack on QUARRIES and COLOGNE FARM on the 27th April 1917. During the attack Samuel Lomas was wounded and missing. In total the 2/6th Battalion lost 4 Officers and 31 men missing or killed in action.
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