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He was the son of Sarah Ann Day of 2 Hewitt Street Alfred Street St Ann's Nottingham.
12 Mar 1915
1561198 - CWGC Website
9821
Private
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Samuel Riley, enlisted in Nottingham and served with the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment,he was killed in action at Neuve Chapelle, on 12th March 1915 and is commemorated on Le Touret Memorial.(Panel 26 & 27)
Obituary published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 12th March 1917 : - “RILEY. - In loving memory of Private Sam Riley, Sherwood Foresters, late of Sussex-square, killed in action, Neuve Chapelle, March 12th, 1915. We never thought when he left home that he would ne'er return, but the unknown grave is the bitterest blow, none but aching hearts do know. - From his loving mother, sisters, and brothers.” Obituary courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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