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A Unique Photographic Record of Matlock & District, 1910-1915, and World War One Soldiers

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Place: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) Army Training Camp
Property / Street / Road: -
Date: 1914 - 1915
Description/Historical Information: Group of seven, two with towels over their shoulders as if it was wash day. The soldier standing on the right was a signaller, denoted by the crossed flags on his sleeve. Above his right breast pocket is the Territorial Force Imperial Service Badge, awarded to those who had joined UK based forces and subsequently agreed to serve overseas. The soldier front right, who is smoking, also has a badge on his sleeve indicating that he was a drummer. He has a 3-tier Notts & Derby shoulder badge.
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
- Matlock & Matlock Bath : The War Memorials
- Matlock Names in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
Image Reference: VLA4906
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