Abner Edwin Sanders

Herbert Selby

Charles Sellors

John Shaw

Harry Shepherd

John Cecil Shipway

John William Simpson

Frank Sims

Frederick Skidmore

Percival Henry Slater

William Slater

Gerald Smith

John Alfred Smith

Charles Spencer

Charles Edgar Spencer

George Charles Spencer

William Arthur Spencer

William Henry Spencer

William Henry Spendlove

Eric William Parker Stamper

Thomas Stephenson

Albert Edward Stevens

Samuel Arthur Stone

Charles Stone

George William Stone

Frederick Street

Anthony Herbert Strutt

William Albert Sunderland

Arthur Swindall

James Swinscoe

Ernest Taylor

George William Taylor

Joseph Taylor

Herbert Throw

John Arthur Tomlinson

Arthur Tomlinson

George Topham

John Wilfred Topham

Thomas Turner

Lance Corporal 32663

Herbert Selby

5th Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

Died of spotted fever (usually caught from ticks) at Etaples on Tuesday 24th July 1917.

During the First World War, the area around Etaples was the scene of immense concentrations of Commonwealth reinforcement camps and hospitals. It was remote from attack, except from aircraft, and accessible by railway from both the northern or the southern battlefields. In 1917, 100,000 troops were camped among the sand dunes and the hospitals, which included eleven general, one stationary, four Red Cross hospitals and a convalescent depot, could deal with 22,000 wounded or sick.

Burial Place

Herbert is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery.




Herbert was born and enlisted in Belper. He was married to the daughter of Mr and Mrs George Blount of Penn Street Belper. His wife received notification of his illness and was granted a pass to visit her husband in France, she was at his bedside when he died and stayed on to attend his funeral.


Prior to enlistment he worked at Ambergate Wireworks.

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