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
George 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’
George 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.