Lance Corporal Samuel James Bembridge

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Army Number: 307360 (formerly 2647)

Battalion: 2/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

He was born at Ashbourne, Derbyshire and lived at Bakewell, Derbyshire. Husband of Ethel Bembridge, of Gnat Hole, Bugsworth, Derbyshire. He was a bleach and dye works warehouse parcel man prior to enlisting at Chapel-en-le-Frith. He was killed in action, on 7th April 1917, during the attack at Le Verguier, northwest of Saint Quentin, France.

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Derbyshire Courier 21st April 1917

Buried Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, France. Plot 2. Row C. Grave 42.

Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, France.
Lance Corporal Samuel James Bembridge grave
Photograph of headstone kindly supplied by Barry Sisson.

Lance Corporal Samuel James Bembridge is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Holy Trinity Church War Memorial, Ashford-in-the-Water, Derbyshire.
Ashford-in-the-Water Memorial Institute, Roll of Honour, Ashford-in-the-Water, Derbyshire.