Private Cecil Shephard Slingsby 120061

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Private Cecil Shephard Slingsby 120061

Date of Birth:  1882

Address:  Bradgate Road, Anstey


Parents Names: 

William (Quarryman)


Occupation before the war:  Sole slugger – Shoe trade

Siblings Names:  Thomas A b.1885

Date Died:   12.1.1920

Age:  37

Place of Death:   Anstey

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Anstey Cemetery

Cause of death:   

He was shot in the head and died later of the effects.



Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)


Victory Medal

War Medal

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Enlisted 10.12.1915 at market Place, Leicester aged 32 years and 90 days.
  • Married Julia Ellen Healy 24.11.1906
  • Children: Pearl b.27.5 1906,

Douglas b.26.9. 1908

Harry b.16.4.1910

Winifred b.31.8. 1913

Doreen b.9.4.1916

Audreyb.19.3 1918

  • Transferred to the Reserve Force on 10.3.19 so was not invalided out of the army.