|Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)||2770||1/5th Battalion|
Noble was born in 1890 and raised in Crich by his uncle and aunt George and Clara Twigg. He worked as a door machinist before joining the Sherwood Foresters in October 1914. He is on the Crich recruits photographs dated 1914. Noble entered France in June 1915 and was discharged through sickness in October 1916; he was awarded the Silver War Badge.
Ian P. Macdonald; William Burr; William Curzon; John Walker; Nelson Martin;
Jack Kneebone; William Frost; Walter (Wammy) Mellors; Jack Cauldwell;
Jack Porter; George Perry; Noble Tomlinson
Included with these recruits are: Ian Macdonald; Billy Curzon; Jack Porter; Walter (Wammy) Mellors; Jack Kneebone; Billy Burr; Noble Tomlinson; Tom Coleman; Billy Frost; Luke Coleman; Jack Cauldwell; George Perry. It is believed that John Roe, brothers Herbert and Steven Bollington (and possibly John) are also amongst this group.
Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory, British War and 15 Star Medals; also the Silver War Badge.
To France 26/06/15; discharged 13/10/16
Silver War Badge
2770 Pte Tomlinson, A. Noble; 1/5 Notts & Derby; 174,912; enlisted 17/10/14; discharged 13/10/16 sickness; served overseas
RG12 piece 2746 folio 67 page 27
1901: Crich Common
RG13 piece 3231 folio 60 page 6
1911: Market Place, Crich
|John James||Twigg||son||22||Machinist doors||Crich|
|Arthur N.B.||Tomlinson||nephew||21||Machinist doors||N.K.|
RG14PN20984 RG78PN1251 RD436 SD4 ED13 SN147