|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)
Born at Chesterfield, Albert moved to Crich as a child, later working as a limestone quarryman. Marrying in 1906, he had two daughters and two sons. Enlisting in April 1915, he was posted to the 15th Foresters: a ‘bantam’ battalion which landed in France in Feb 1916. He arrived home on leave in Oct 1918 after nearly four years’ service. Albert Bainbridge married Emily BROOKS in the first quarter of 1906. His wife and children later relocated to the Ilkeston area.
Albert, (Reg No 25155) 15th Battalion, enlisted April 1915. The 15th were a Bantam battalion and landed in France on 1 Feb 1916.
Medal Index Card
Albert was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Derbyshire Courier; 5 October 1918
Pte. Albert Bainbridge, formerly of near the Church, has been over at Crich this week on leave from France. He has had nearly four years of service in the Army.
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