Loomes, Christopher, Sergeant, 203482, 1st/5th Battalion, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment
Born Old Whittington, Derbyshire
Enlisted Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Resided Old Whittington, Derbyshire
Killed in action 25th September 1918

Buried in Brie British Cemetery, II, E, 4

1911 Census:
Christopher Loomes was a 19 year old builder's labourer, lodging at the home of William Goodlad, a farm bailiff, of 3, Mill Lane, Dronfield.

Service record:
Enlisted 5th January 1912
Employed as a farm labourer
5 foot 7 inches in height
Fresh complexion
Blue eyes
Dark hair
Church of England
Had a small black mole on back of neck, tattoo of a heart on the back of his right forearm, small circular scar on his right knee, triangular scar on right shin.
Original army number 11747

Served in France from the 10th September 1914

Personal effects returned to his wife, Minnie Loomes, of 32, Newbridge Street, Old Whittington, included:
Silver watch, damaged wrist watch with strap and protector, a French book, pen knife, two pairs of scissors, two notebooks, two keys, two titles, two crowns, photo case, wallet, photographs, two wound bars