|Royal Garrison Artillery||206257|
Photos courtesy Michelle Curzon
William joined the army in February 1918 aged thirty-eight. He was Crich-born, the son of William and Harriett Curzon. He married Sarah Brocklehurst in 1903, moving from Crich to Longway Bank, Whatstandwell. He was employed at Lea Mills and, along with all his other employees who were serving, received food and clothing parcels from its managing director J. B. Marsden-Smedley
His dog tags give his name, regiment, regimental number and religion.
Sometime during the war period he was in the Charnwood Forest VAD hospital.
William was stationed at the Puckpool Battery on the Isle of Wight.
1939 Register: Blunstone Lane, Wirksworth
Sarah Curzon b.23 February 1883
Rhoda Curzon b.27 March 1908; domestic servant
Mabel Curzon b.16 August 1914; general packer, hair products
Maurice Curzon b.15 may 1920; half hose trimmer
1901: Bullin Lane, Crich
|Joseph||son||22||Turner of wires||Crich|
|Elizth.||daughter||14||Machine minder, hosiery mill||Crich|
RG13 piece 3231 folio 46 page 12
1911: Longwaybank, Whatstandwell
RG14PN21005 RG78PN1253 RD436 SD6 ED3 SN169