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  • It is possible that Sarah Ann Avery was originally Sarah Anne Westwood, who married James Steenson in Dover in 1884. James Steenson later died in Wolverhampton in 1894.
  • Margaret Bates appears as Margaret F Broughton on the 1871 Census, age 19, living at 1 King Street, Wolverhampton with Brian Broughton, her husband. They shared the house with Sarah Pears, age 18, Female Servant from Wolverhampton and John Beech, age 16, Apprentice from Tettenhall. On the 1881 Census, Margaret F Broughton (misspelt as Margret), age 28, lived with her husband, Brian Broughton, (misspelt as Brion), age 51, in Coalway Lane, Upper Penn. On the 1901 Census, Margaret F Bates (put in register as Marg. F, and transcribed as Mary F), age 48, lived in The Poplars, Upper Penn. She was listed as the Head of Household and Living on Her Own Means, she was living with Mary J Rogers, age 17, Servant, from Dudley, Worcestershire, and on the night of the Census there was a visitor, Louisa Perry, age 25, listed as a Shoe Fitter and a Machinist from Wolverhampton.
  • George Humphries enlisted on 11 July 1913 and was recorded as being a butcher by trade. He landed in Zeebrugge on 6 October 1914
  • Frederick Kendrick appears, alongside brother Herbert and Millicent, at Glenmore, Lane Head, in 1911. His parents are Frederick and Jane Kendrick. Frederick’s occupation is listed as accountants’ clerk, with his birthplace being Short Heath, Staffordshire. Alongside the medals already mentioned, he was also awarded the Italian Bronze Medal for Valour and the Military Cross,  as cited in the London Gazette on 6 April 1918:

    “For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in command of his company who were ‘mopping up’. He had previously been wounded when reconnoitring the position, but remained with his company until relieved two days later.”

  • George Neale appears with his family at Wallville Road, Handsworth, in the 1891 census, and at 91 Raby Street, Wolverhampton in 1901. By this date his mother had remarried and was now a Mullaney.
  • It looks likely that Alfred Rochell was (Company) Serjeant Major and later captain, as can be seen from these London Gazette entries https://m.thegazette.co.uk/all-notices?text=rochell&start-publish-date=1910-08-14&end-publish-date=1923-08-14