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Private Ernest Baguley

Army Number : 19775 (formerly 12647 Leicestershire Regiment)

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Staveley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Son of William and Mary Baguley, of 173, Speedwell Terrace Staveley. He enlisted at Chesterfield, went to France 29th June 1915 and was killed in action, 9th August 1915, age 23, during the attack at Sanctuary Wood, Belgium.

Derbyshire Courier 7th October 1916

Buried/Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

Private Baguley is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Staveley War Memorial, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

His brother Private Albert Baguley, 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.