1914-15 Star. 14615. Pte. H. Hingley. Yorkshire Light Infantry VF

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Herbert Hingley 10th (Services) battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry was killed in action France 1st July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Age 21 the son of Mr. &. Mrs William Handel Hingley of Heanor Nottingham. The 10th battalion were part in the flanking attack at Fircourt. Along with their comrades from the 9th battalion they secured an area north of Fircourt but found themselves surrounded on three sides by German troops and incurred many casualties from machine gun fire. 156 other ranks fatalities from the 10th battalion on this dayHerbert Hingley 10th (Services) battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry was killed in action France 1st July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Age 21 the son of Mr. &. Mrs William Handel Hingley of Heanor Nottingham. The 10th battalion were part in the flanking attack at Fircourt. Along with their comrades from the 9th battalion they secured an area north of Fircourt but found themselves surrounded on three sides by German troops and incurred many casualties from machine gun fire. 156 other ranks fatalities from the 10th battalion on this day