Private William George Baldwin

Army Number: 201892

Battalion: 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at Crewton, Derbyshire. Son of William John and Sarah Ann Baldwin. He was a milkman prior to enlisting, on 10th December 1915 at Derby. He went to France on 26th February 1917 and suffered shrapnel wounds to his back on 4th April 1917. He was treated at 48 Casualty Clearing Station, Bray-sur-Somme, France and transferred to No. 12 General Hospital Rouen, France, on 6th April 1917. He was transferred to England on Hospital Ship Grand Tully Castle, 27th May 1917, and was treated at 2nd Western Hospital, Manchester, 28th May 1917 to 30th August 1917. He returned to France on 19th December 1917 and was Killed in action, 21st March 1918, whilst holding the line near Noreuil, France on the opening day of the German Spring Offensive or (Kaiserschlact)

Commemorated: Arras Memorial, France. Bay 7.

Arras Memorial, France.