Lance Corporal 7995
3rd Bn Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)
Abraham was one those Crich men who also served during WW1.
A biography and his WW1 service record can be found on the sister-site at www.crichparish-ww1. View the record –
He is recorded on the Crich Roll of Honour.
Pre 1900 Service
Belper News 23 March 1900
LOCAL SOLDIERS AT THE WAR
Lance-Corporal LITCHFIELD, 5577 1st Derbyshire (Sherwood Foresters)
[Note the army number on his record was 7995 not 5577 as printed in the newspaper]
He attested on 11 December 1900, at Derby, aged 18 when working in the lime works at Bullbridge.