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  • A portrait of Noel Inman.
Courtesy of Worksop College
Person Details
25 Dec 1898
Intake Sheffield
Edwin was the son of Edwin a merchant and Alice Inman, (née Pilling) of 5 Clifford Road Sharrow, Sheffield and Knowle House, Norfolk Park Road, Sheffield. He was the brother of Edwin (also killed in action 1/7/1916) and Dorothy Inman. On 1901 Censusthe family are visitors at the George Hotel Rifle Street Harrogate.
He attended St Cuthbert's College, Sparken Hill, Worksop 1906 - 1912. He was an engineer's apprentice upon enlistment working for Messrs davy Brother of Sheffield.
01 Jul 1916
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Private
10th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
Noel enlisted at Grimsby on 28th September 1914. He served on the home front from 28th September until he sent to France on 8th January 1916. He was reported missing and later killed in action on the first day of the battle of the Somme. Thiepval Memorial Somme France.
Sheffield Evening Telegraph 15th July 1916: Edwin and Noel Inman The list of officers and men from Sheffield and district, who were killed or wounded in the advance which commenced on the morning of 1st July (battle of the Somme ) continues to grow and each day brings new names and photographs. Mr and Mrs Edwin Inman of Knowle House, Norfolk Park Road, Sheffield had two sons who took part in the operation, Lt Edwin Inman and Pte Noel Inman, both are in the Lincolns, and the Lt was wounded while Noel has been missing since 1st day of this month. Lt Inman was with Messers Cammell Laird and Co at Cyclope works and Pte Noel Inman went into the army after leaving Dunstone College. An officer friend writing to Mr and Mrs Inman expresses the hope that the officer son will soon recover and that the news may be received of the other boy. He states of the Lincolns on 1st July " The men were splendid and the officers led them fearlessly, they faced the most intense machine gun fire which has probably been experienced in this war without flinching"
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  • A portrait of Noel Inman.
Courtesy of Worksop College
    Noel Inman - A portrait of Noel Inman. Courtesy of Worksop College