Private Ernest Anthony

Army Number: 26952

Battalion: 19th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Marchay, Ripley, Derbyshire. Son of George and Mary Ann Anthony of Derby Road, Marchay, Ripley, Derbyshire. He was a collier prior to enlisting at Derby on 7th June 1915. He died, 4th January 1916. Age 20, during surgery for atrophic rhinitis whilst in East Leeds War Hospital.

Buried: Ripley Cemetery, Nottinghamshire. Row B, Grave 156(U)

Private Ernest Anthony is also commemorated on the following local memorials:
All Saints Church War Memorial, Ripley, Derbyshire.