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  • Another photo taken at Bunkers Farm 1914, this time in uniform. From a postcard in the collection of Steve Hammond
Person Details
He was the son of George and Mary W Saxton of Church Street Stores, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire and the grandson of Henry Saxton JP.
He was a pupil at the Grosvenor School, Waterloo Crescent, Nottingham (the school later moved to West Bridgford and closed in 2014). He worked in commerce in London for fifteen months before enlistment with Shoolbreds. His employer, Rupert Shoolbred, was the commanding officer of the Westminster Rifles and invited Saxton to join (see letters).
10 Dec 1914
19
58799 - CWGC Website
1641
Rifleman
London Regiment
1/16th Bn (Queen's Westminster Rifles) He enlisted in London (Tottenham Court Road) and served with 1/16th Bn London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles)
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  • Another photo taken at Bunkers Farm 1914, this time in uniform. From a postcard in the collection of Steve Hammond
    Harold Henry Saxton - Another photo taken at Bunkers Farm 1914, this time in uniform. From a postcard in the collection of Steve Hammond
  • Part of a group photo on a postcard, taken at Bunkers Farm near Leverstock Green where A company were billeted in 1914 prior to going to France
    Harold Henry Saxton - Part of a group photo on a postcard, taken at Bunkers Farm near Leverstock Green where A company were billeted in 1914 prior to going to France
  • An extract from a letter written by Harold Henry Saxton
    Harold Henry Saxton - An extract from a letter written by Harold Henry Saxton
  • An extract from a letter written following the death of Harold Henry Saxton by his Sgt major A H Davis
    Harold Henry Saxton - An extract from a letter written following the death of Harold Henry Saxton by his Sgt major A H Davis
  • Letter from Saxton's commanding officer
    Harold Henry Saxton - Letter from Saxton's commanding officer