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Place: Buxton
Property / Street / Road: The Empire Hotel
Date: 2 Nov 1914 - 3 Feb 1915
Description/Historical Information: Two officers, 2/6th Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment). They are both Second Lieutenants.
On the left: Cecil Arthur Brown (29 Oct 1893-1917). Born Buxton, son of Abraham and Lucie Brown. Promoted to Lieut May 1915. Joined 1/6th Battalion at Sanctuary Wood 7-8 Aug1915. Wounded 9 Aug 1915. KiA, leading his platoon. Recommended for M.C.
On the right: Eric Maitland Jellicoe (1896-1 Jul 1916). Son of James T and Lilian Jellicoe. Named in London Gazette as 2nd Lieut Nov 1914. Transferred to 1/6th, arriving in France on 28 Aug 1915. KiA, then Lieut. CWGC records him as M. C. Jellicoe.
Further information
elsewhere on this site:
- Matlock & Matlock Bath : The War Memorials
- Matlock Names in the 2/6th Sherwood Foresters
- Buxton, The Empire Hotel
Image Reference: VLA9750
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