|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)||3144 & 71564||17th Battalion|
Derbyshire Courier 15 July 1916
Born at Plaistow Green in 1895, George was a farm worker at Woolley Moor where he worked on his father’s farm. He entered France in June 1915 was wounded in 1916 and killed in action, aged twenty-two, on 31st December 1917. He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
Medal Roll Index Cards
He was awarded the British War, Victory and 15-Star Medals.
Killed in Action 31/12/17.
Entered France 25/06/15.
In the Derbyshire Courier dated 15 July 1916 it stated that Pte. G. Haslam of Crich and Wooley had been wounded.
|Regiment/Service||Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)|
|Date of Death||31/12/17|
|Additional Information||Son of Alfred and Emma Haslam, of Higham, Alfreton, Derbyshire.|
|Casualty type||Commonwealth War Dead|
|Grave/Memorial Reference||Panel 99 to 102 and 162 to 162A|
|Cemetery||TYNE COT MEMORIAL|
Soldiers' Effects Book
George Haslam; 17th Bn Notts & Derby; L/Cpl 71564; Killed in action France Belgium 31.12.17; War Gratuity £14 10s 0d; paid out to:
29.4.18 father Alfred £2- 4s 10d
18.11.19 father Alfred £14 10s 0d
George Haslam's brother James Haslam is also on the Roll of Honour.
1901: Plaistow Green, Crich
|Alfred||Haslam||son||19||Coal wagon loader||Crich|
|James||Haslam||son||16||Rly goods clerk||Matlock|
RG13 piece 3231 folio 32 page 10
1911: Woolley, Alfreton
|Walter||Haslam||son||22||Working on farm||Crich|
|George||Haslam||son||15||Working on farm||Crich|
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