3400/241053 Pte Herbert Steeples


An October 1914 recruit from Parwich

Arrived in France in June 1915 and wounded on the 3rd June 19171915 Star awarded to Herbert Steeples3400 Steeples role

Herbert served overseas with the 1/6th Battalion after enlisting into the 2/6th Battalion in October 1914 3400 Steeples MIC

Herbert arrived in France with the 1st (Reserve) Reinforcement in June 1915 and was posted to “B” Company of the 1/6th Battalion

June 1917Herbert was wounded on the 3rd June 1917 whilst the Battalion were holding front line trenches at Lievin. He returned to England and after his discharge from Hospital he was attached to 5th Reserve Battalion.

3400 Steeples recordHerbert died on the 16th August 1918 due to ‘illness’ whilst in an isolation Hospital at Grimsby and he is buried at Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery

Parwich War MemorialParwich Memorial

Henry lived at Crosslow Bank Farm at Alsop-en-le-Dale near Parwich and is Commemorated on Parwich Village MemorialPoppy

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  1. Pingback: On this day 16th August 1918 Herbert Steeples from Parwich died | Derbyshire Territorials in the Great War

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