ARNOT HILL RED CROSS HOSPITAL, (ARNOT HILL PARK), ARNOLD, NOTTINGAM
Held in the Nottingham Archives is a book which appears to be the Barber’s own autograph or work book from the hospital:
“The Snipe”. Arnot Hill, Bagthorpe, Nottingham.
Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, Nottingham.
Private L/3593 Charles E. PAULY. 7th (Duke of Cambs Own Lancers)
Suffering from frostbite on 10/1/1915.
Driver 53890 F.G.A. Partridge. 88th Bty RFA. Frostbite at Armentiers. Was at Mons, Marns, Ainse, Flanders.
L/Cpl G/195 Frederick Joseph BRIGGS. 8th Btn R. Fusiliers. Wounded at Loos. October. 72 days later landed at Dover. Arrived Bagthorpe 11/12/1915.
Private 10673 Frederick John WHEELER. 2nd Btn E. Lancs Regt. (Lily whites – 59th).
Private G. Sargent. 1st Btn Lincolnshire Regiment. (3 possibles)
Private 8148. Lt Larkin. G. Leicesters. 16 wounds from shell, Neuve Chapelle.
Private 3230 Robert French. 2nd Btn Notts/Derbyshire Regiment.
Sapper 8303 J. Marston. RE. Wounded Bois Gienier, heel off, 19-
Private 7194 Michael FARRELL. 2nd Btn Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Wounded in leg. Armentiers. France. 18-
Rifleman 1810 William Albert CROXSON. 9th London Regiment. QV Rifles, Territorials. Injured Messines, Belgium by sniper fire.
Private 3230 Robert George FRENCH. 2nd Btn, Foresters. (Notts & Derbyshire Regiment)
Private 7362 Richard Sidney BROWN. 2nd Btn, Lincolnshires.
Rifleman 10202 David BRODERICK. B Coy, 1st Btn, RIR. At La Bassee. N. France.
Private 6300 Joseph JOHNSON. 1st Btn. Foresters. (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). Frostbite at La Bassee.
Private 7031 Harry LINGGOOD. Devonshire Regiment.
Private 8382 George NORTON. 2nd Btn Oxford and Bucks LI. Wounded at Ypres 21-
Private 6429 Samuel RUTTER. 1st Btn Hampshire Regiment. 6-
Private 11885 Aaron CUTTS. 1st Btn, Worcestershire Regiment. Wounded 15-
Rfn 10845 B. Findlater. 4th 60th KRRC. In water for 72 hrs. Happy when come out. Heard boys shout if spotted to bob known.
(Possible the only one, Private 10365 Burt Findlater KRRC )
Trooper 2616 Claude Harry DANIELL. A Sqn, QO (possibly 20) Oxfords Hussars.
Wounded Nr Ypres 3-
Pte W. Townsend 1 Btn Lincs. (several possibilities)
Private 9259 William BUCK. K.O.Y.L.I.
Wounded Armuters 26-
Cpl Gray. 1 Btn Scotts. 12-
(only one possible, Corporal 8118 William Gray, Royal Scots Fusiliers)
Private 9196 Reginald W. HARPER. A Coy KORR.
(A/Cpl 9196 Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Private 10725 John HAMILL. A Coy. RLR.
(later 3rd Btn Royal Fisiliers) .
Private 9516 Joe WEBSTER. 1 Btn KOYLI.
Frostbite, Ypres, 5-
Private 8409 Francis G WEBSTER. 1 Btn Northumberland Fus.
L/c 1049 W Henderson. 1/3 Btn North Fus.
Frostbite Ypres 1-
(believed to be Private 3/7049 William Henderson. Northumberland Fusiliers)
Private 8517 Burchett J. Frostbite.
(Private L/8517 James BURCHETT. East Kent Regiment)
Private 6642 J. STAIT. 2nd Btn Coldstream Guards.
Fell in shell hole, La Bassee 2-
Drummer E. Bourne. 1st Btn York & Lancs R.
(only one possible. Private 8481 Edmund BOURNE. York and Lancaster Regt.
Edward HARPER. RM’s. Ship – Halberdier. (Four possibles)
Lizzard 6pm 7-
RM H. Stevens. RMLI. (Unable to identify H. Stevens as there are too many possibilities on the system).
W. Lane. L.S. R.N. Jutland Battle, Black Prince, 31-
(unable to identify Leading Seaman Lane)
Private TS/2014 James LAMB. 6 Sect. 14 Platoon, D. Coy, 1/5 KOYLI. 12-
Private J. Chapman. 2nd Lincs R. 10-
(unable to identify Private Chapman).
Private E. Guest. 2nd South Staffs R. Wounded at Bulby 10-
World War One: Staff and Patients, Arnot Hill Park Hospital
Private 9464 George BRAYBROOK. 1st Btn King’s R. August 19-
Private 8400 W. Cambel. K.L.I. from Uplands. (unable to identify this man)
Private E. Savage. Middlesex Regt. ‘Die Hards’. Frostbite Ypres.
(only one possibility, Private S/7004 Thomas E. Savage.)
Private 7429 Harold C. BLYTHE. Middlesex Regiment. France May 4, wounded Ypres May 10, Amot Hospital 16-
Sgt 8792 W. BOLT. 2nd Devonshires. Wounded at Aubers Ridge 10-
Private 2393 R.L. GLAZIER. 1st Hertfordshire Regiment. Latassie, wounded 15-
Stoker Art Smith. 1st Class, HMS Triumph. Lingtau Campaign, Dardenells, torpedoed on 25th May 1915, a survivor.
Private 7437 Y. RADLEY. 2nd Btn Yorkshire Regiment. In Marne battle, Antwerp, Retirea, Hooge, Ypres. Autunk battle and C shrapnel in back and ankle. 9-
Cpl 8859 A.H. LUCAS. R.A.M.C. 47 A 2DW.
7 days leave 22-
Private H. Walker. Duke of Cambridge Own Middlesex Regt.
At Hooge. (unable to identify this man as there are many possibilities).
Private 2073 N.J. Baptise (or similar) 6th Btn Duke of Wellington’s.
Dvr J. Williamson. R.E. (too many choices)
Pte R. Jones. 2nd Yorks & Lancs Rgt. (unable to identify as far too many choices)
From Barnsley. Ypres.
Pte L. Wadsworth. 1/5th Yorks & Lancs Rgt. (3 possible identifications)
Pte W. Robertson. 1st Btn Scots Guards. (several possibilities)
Pte McFarway. 4th Canadians. (unable to identify)
Pte H. Walker. Middlesex Regt. (far too many identifications for this name)
Marne Moor, LA Bassiect, Aines.
M.J. Coleman. RE. (unable to identify this man).
Private 10187 Edward LOWTHER. 4th D.L.I.
Rifleman 3114 E.T. HEATH. 17th London Regt (TA).
Loos on Sept 25th, Gassed, Shot in chest by sniper 26-
Private S/4685 Alexander MURRAY. A Coy, 9th Black Watch. (Royal Highlanders)
A/Sgt 2988 William LANE. Army Service Corps.
Sgt S/8155 J. FALKENER. 8th Seaforth Highlanders.
Cpl Peter Robertson. A Coy, 9th Black Watch. (3 possibilities)
Pte W.A. Cameron. 7th Cam ‘Hig’ers (Cameron Highlanders -
Wounded Loos 25-
Pte Mounth or Mount. 1st R. Fus. (unable to identify this man)
Bdsm Sam Reid. 5th H.L.I. (2 possibilities but Private. 3806 or 1485/200161)
Dardenells, Flue and Yellow Jaundice.
Gunner 42695 Ernest MELLOWS. 188 Bty R.F.A.
Private 20188 George DARLEY. 6th Dragoon Guards, transferred to H.L.I.
Arthur Cresswell. 5th Btn Notts & Derbys Regt (Sherwood Foresters)
Lost right arm 8-
Pte C. Crosby. 2nd Auckland Regt. N.Z.E.H. 5-
(unable to identify this man)
Herbert C Burnett. K.S.L.I. (unable to identify this man.)
Sgt G. Hope. 4 Royal Fusiliers. (only one Sgt – GS/10751 George William HOPE)
when the guns began to thunder
And the shells began to burst
Each victim of the Stiffling Gas
Was seized with awful thirst.
But drink was out of the question
For the water was not nigh
And they lay down in the trenches there
To gasp and choke and Die.
Sgt R. Grant. 1st Btn Grenadier Guards. (unable to identify this man)
Cpl 1380 James W. MASON. Rifle Brigade.
Wounded Ypres 12-
Private 6422 Albert LEACH. 1st Btn Notts & Derbys (Sherwood Foresters) Regt
Wounded at Auber Bridge, Flanders 9-
Pte A. Jackson. R.A.M.C. (unable to identify this man as too many possibilities)
Sgt S. Casterton. KO(RL)R (unable to identify this man)
War Memorial, Arnot Hill Park