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During the 1st week in May

The following men were taken ill and/or returned to England Time Expired

Taken ill:-

  • 1588 Pte Walter Wragg a cotton operator from Little Hucklow and a Pre-War Territorial who served in “D” Company. Admitted to 1st North Midland Field Ambulance with scabies.1588 Wragg
  • 1012 Pte Edward Nightingale a coal miner from Eckington and Pre-War Territorial who served in “F” Company. Admitted to 1st North Midland Field Ambulance with scabies.
  • 2609 Pte Arthur Collier a labourer from Whaley Bridge who enlisted in October 1914. Admitted to 1st North Midland Field Ambulance with scabies.2609 collier
  • 1804 Pte Harry Bagshaw a stonemason from Matlock and a Pre-War Territorial who served with “E” Company. Admitted to 1st North Midland Field Ambulance with scabies.1804 Samuel Bagshaw1804 Bagshaw
  • 4101 Pte Alfred Allen from Old Whittington who enlisted in March 1915 and arrived in France with the 6th Reinforcement in March 1916. Admitted to 1st North Midland Field Ambulance, 30th Casualty Clearing Station and 22nd General Hospital with bronchial pneumonia. Transferred to England and discharged October 1916.4101 Allen

Time Expired:-

  • 1317 Pte William Haywood a miner from  Bolsover and Pre-War Territorial in “F” Company. Returned to England on the “SS Lydia” pending discharge due to Termination of Engagement.1317 Haywood
  • 1418 Charles Vernon Lee a cabinet maker from Chesterfield and Pre-War Territorial in “A” Company. Retuned to England pending discharge due to Termination of Engagement.1418 lee
  • 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.1409 Smart
  • 1404 Pte John Davenport a coal miner from Bolsover and Pre-War Territorial in “F” Company. Retuned to England on “SS Copenhagen” pending discharge due to Termination of Engagement.1404 Davenport

On this day 27th October 1915

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


Oct 27th. Inspn by Colonel 10-30 a.m. Set off at 1 p.m. to Hesdigneul for rehearsal of review. Rain at intervals, & dirty under foot. Passed aerodrome.

[3289 Pte George William Beardsley]


1294 Pte George Howe & 1409 Pte George Smart

Returned to England on this day

1294 HoweGeorge Howe was an apprentice pattern maker from Clay Cross when he enlisted into the 6th Battalion in November 1910 and originally served with “G” Clay Cross Company. He arrived in France with the II Reinforcement in June 1915. He returned to England on the SS Mona Queen for discharge as ‘time expired’

1920px-Painting_of_Mona's_Queen


1409 SmartGeorge Smart was an 18 year old miner from Clay Cross when he enlisted into the 6th Battalion in May 1911 and served with “G” Clay Cross Company. He arrived in France with the 46th Division in February 1915 and transferred to England with otitis media (inflammation of the middle ear). George later returned to France with the 6th Reinforcement in March 1916.