Private Albert Baguley

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Army Number: 3437

Battalion: 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Son of William and Mary Baguley, of 173, Speedwell Terrace Staveley. He enlisted on 28th October 1914 at Staveley and went to France on 28th February 1915. He suffered a shell wound to his face on 5th August 1915 and was treated at No. 22 General Hospital at Camieres, France. He was then transferred to the convalescent depot at Rouen, France, on 6th August 1915 before returning to the battalion on 27th November 1915. He died, on 24th September 1916, aged22, of gunshot wounds to his chest at left arm at No. 43 Casualty Clearing Station, Warlincourt, France.

Private Albert Baguley article
Derbyshire Courier 7th October 1916

Buried Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, France. Plot 2. Row G. Grave 10.

Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, France.
Private Albert Baguley grave

Private Albert Baguley is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Staveley War Memorial, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

His brother Private Ernest Baguley, 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.