William Harold Bagnall 1896-1979


William Harold Bagnall, was born 28th October 1896 in Staveley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Elizabeth Raynor Bagnall. William Harold died aged 82, in 1979 at Chesterfield. He is thought to have been married 1921 in Chesterfield to Eunice M. Allport.


William Harold and Eunice had a son:


John Bagnall, born 1932 in Chesterfield district, Yorkshire.


William Harold Bagnall Service in WW1


William Harold appears to have been brought up by his grandparents John and Annie Bagnall.

He enlisted on 11 December 1915, and was assigned to the Cold Stream Guards Regt, at the recorded age of 18 years. He was demobilised 9-1-19. William recorded his next of kin as Ann Bagnall (mother) and John Bagnall (father), although they were actually his grandparents. His address was recorded as 82 Poolbrook Cottages, Staveley.




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This information was transcribed from William Harold's army service records.














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