|Royal Field Artillery||719936|
Born in 1886 at Crich Samuel worked as a railway locomotive fireman, later becoming an engine driver, and married Helena Bate in 1909 before joining the Army and entering France in December 1915.
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the British War and Victory Medals, just missing out on the 15-Star by a couple of days.
He entered France 30/12/15.
Corporal rank listed on the card.
Samuel Heathcote's brother John William Heathcote is also on the Roll of Honour.
1891: Hat Factory, Crich
|Sarah H||Heathcote||daughter||17||Mill hand||Ireton Wood|
|Fanny E||Heathcote||daughter||16||Day servant||Crich|
RG12 piece 2746 folio 68 page 30
|John William||Heathcote||son||18||General labourer||Crich|
|Samuel Joseph||Heathcote||son||14||Limestone quarry labourer||Crich|
RG13 piece 3231 folio 31 page 7
1911: Barrow Street, Derby
|Samuel Joseph||Heathcote||Head||24||Railway locomotive fireman||Crich|
RG14PN20893 RG78PN1247A RD435 SD2 ED22 SN42
1939 Register: Franchise Street, Derby
Samuel J Heathcote b.5 October 1886; Engine driver, railway
Helena Heathcote b.25 November 1879
Robert Heathcote b.30 October 1910; shopkeeper (grocery)
Joseph Heathcote b.30 October 1910; incapacitated by paralysis