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Forename(s): Miles John Chislett
Place of Birth: Askrigg, Yorkshire
Service No: 7443
Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 'C' Coy 1st Battalion
Division: 24th Division
Date of Death: 1916-09-05
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VI. I. 10.
CWGC Cemetery: DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Miles John Chislett Little was the son of Simpson and Sarah Elizabeth Little, née Chislett and cousin of Corporal Miles Little (202758) (q.v.). Simpson was born at Askrigg and Sarah at Stokesley, Yorkshire.
1891 Kents Bank, Lancashire Census: Yewbarrow Cottage - Miles J.C. Little, aged 6 years, born Askrigg, Yorkshire. [Miles and his sister Mildred were living with their aunt, Mary Chislett.]
1901 Lee, Shropshire Census: St. Oswald's College - Miles John Chislett Little, aged 16 years, born Askrigg, Yorkshire. Student.
1911 Ilkeston, Derbyshire Census: 5, Lord Haddon Road - Miles John Chislett Little, aged 26 years, born Askrigg, Yorkshire. Police Constable (Derby County). [Miles was boarding with Edward and Sarah Loach.]
Miles was married to Louisa May Nicholls in 1911.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Sgt Miles J.C. Little, 7443, N. Staff. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Sgt Miles John Chislett Little, 7443, 1/N. Staff. R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Sergt Miles John C. Little, 7443, 1st Bn N. Staffs. Date and Place of Death: 5.9.16 in action France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Louisa M. £8 15s. 8d.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Sgt Miles John C. Little, 7443, 1st Bn N. Staffs. Date and Place of Death: 5.9.16. In action. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Widow - Louisa M. £15 0s. 0d.
Miles is commemorated on the Derbyshire Constabulary Roll of Honour.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 24th Division
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