Tag Archives: Herbert George Shenton

On this day 8th June 1918

8/6/18: 2/Lieut HG SHENTON wounded in action.

Herbert George Shenton

1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]

8.6.18 to 9.6.18: Cleaning and training under Battalion arrangements.

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]


203285 Pte Henry Percy Carr died of wounds aged 22. Son of William Henry and Rhoda Carr of Newark-on-Trent.

Arrived in France end of 1916 and only served overseas with the 1/8th Battalion.

On this day 18th July 1917

18.7.1917 FREVILLERS: 2/Lieut HG SHENTON to Hospital.


2158/240444 Pte William GOUGH Letter “B” Company awarded Military Medal for Gallantry on 1st July 1917.Gough Military Medal

1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]

William (Willie) Gough was a labourer from Dove Holes and a Pre-War Territorial who served with "B" Company. He arrived in France in February 1915 and was badly gassed in August 1917. He transferred to the Machine Gun Corps and was disembodied in March 1919.

On this day 9th July 1917

9.7.1917 FREVILLERS: 2/Lieut HW HIGHAM proceeded to join FRC as Observer on probation.Higham

Harold Woolf Higham

2/Lieuts A COATES, RW OAKLEY and HG SHENTON joined Battalion from England.Shenton

Herbert George Shenton

1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]