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Place: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) Army Training Camp
Property / Street / Road: -
Date: 1915
Description/Historical Information: The Corporal (left) is wearing a harness for his base drum to be hook onto. The Sergeant (right) has a crossed swords arm badge on his left sleeve, which is the badge of Instructor of Gymnastics or Serjeant PT.
Before joining up the drummer had probably been a member of the New Mills Prize Band, which was recruited in its entirity in Nov 1914 [Also see VLA4876].
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
- Matlock & Matlock Bath : The War Memorials
- Matlock Names in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
Image Reference: VLA9771
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