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Miles John Chislett LITTLE

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Surname: LITTLE

Forename(s): Miles John Chislett

Place of Birth: Askrigg, Yorkshire

Service No: 7443

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 'C' Coy 1st Battalion

Division: 24th Division

Age: 33

Date of Death: 1916-09-05

Awards: ---

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)

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s (North Staffordshire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 24th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 24th Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: LITTLE

Forename(s): Miles John Chislett

Born: Askrigg, Yorks

Residence: Atherstone, Warwick

Enlisted: Stafford

Number: 7443

Rank: Sergt

Regiment: Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)

Battalion: 1st Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 05/09/16

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes:

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: LITTLE

Forename(s): Myles John Chislett

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 7443

Rank: Serjeant

Regiment: North Staffordshire Regiment

Unit: "C" Coy. 1st Bn.

Age: 33

Awards:

Died Date: 05/09/1916

Additional Information: Son of Simpson Little, of Northallerton, Yorks; husband of Louisa May Little, of Four Oaks Common, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.

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Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval

Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval

CWGC Headstone

Derbyshire Constabulary Roll of Honour

Derbyshire Constabulary Roll of Honour

© Ian Hook (WMR-78189)

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