Private Squire James Baugh

Army Number: 16363

Battalion: 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Hednesford, Staffordshire. Son of William and Jane Ellen Baugh, of 13, Bishop’s Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield. Husband of Mary Ellen Baugh, of 6, Bishop Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield. He was a coal miner at the New Hucknall Colliery, Nottinghamshire. prior to enlisting at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He went to France on 27th August 1915 and was killed in action, on 1st July 1916, in the attack on the German positions at Ovillers, France, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private Squire James Baugh is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Sutton War Memorial (St. Michael and All Angels Cross), Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery War Memorial, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary Magdalen Church War Memorial, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham. 

His brother Private Albert Edward Baugh, 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War on the same day.