Remembering Private Arthur Needham

 

Remembering Mastin Moor man, Private Arthur Needham, 15th Bn., Highland Light Infantry who died on 27 November 1917.

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Remembering Sergeant Michael Boyle

 

 

Remembering Sergeant Michael Boyle, 1st Bn., Royal Irish Rifles, who died on 19th November 1917.

 

 

From the Derbyshire Times: December 1917

Information has been received by Acting Chief Constable Faulkner, Chesterfield, that ex-Police-constable Michael Boyle has died of wounds. On joining the Derbyshire Constabulary, Boyle, whose home is in Ireland, was stationed at Heanor, and afterwards at Staveley. From the latter place he joined early in 1916 the regiment of Yeomen raised by the Earl of Faversham, and attained the rank of sergeant