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November 1915 George Arrowsmith returned to UK Sick

13th May 1916 Lance Corporal Arrowsmith returns to regiment at Warden, Egypt then on to Zeitun, Helioplis, Cairo, Egypt


Letter to wife Sept/Oct 1915

Admitted to Hampton Grange Hospital approx. 26th November 1915

(Extract from the Hereford Journal 4th December 1915)


Hampton Grange Hospital


Hampton Grange, Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD), Hospital in Hereford. Patients were generally those less seriously wounded but in need of a period of convalescence.


Return to Regiment - Draft of men left Oswestry Camp (3rd Battalion Herefordshire Regiment) on Friday 21st April 1916 to return to the Herefordshire 1st/1st Regiment in Egypt. Under the command of Lieutenant C.D.G.Pilkington.

From the Hereford Times of Saturday 29th April 1916   



13th May arrive back in Regiment at Wdia Natrum Camp, Egypt 


29th May Regiment transferred to Zeitoun Camp, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt