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Dennis, Samuel Henry
Rank : 2nd Lieutenant
Army Number : 22/1451 and 200897
Unit : 2/4th Bn, 1/5th Bn
Educated at Wyggeston Gramar School, Samuel Dennis joined the Regiment on 19.12.1914 and served with 2/4th Battalion during World War One in England till 24.2.1917 and then in France till 7.10.1917. He was promoted LCpl on 8.6.1915, Cpl on 19.6.1915, and Sergeant on 25.2.1917. He was wounded on 23.4.1917. Joining No.18 Officer Cadet Battalion at Bath on 9.11.1917, he was commissioned on 30.4.1918 and served with the 1/5th Bn in France. Demobilised 30.3.1919. After the war he played four times for the first team of Leicester Football Club in 1919. He died in 1933, aged 43 years.
A paper file on Dennis (File No. WO 374/19225) is held in The National Archives at Kew.
Date of Birth : 7.10.1889
Place of Birth : Leicester
Date of Death : 25.9.1933
Civil Occupation : Elementary School teacher
Period of Service : 1914-19
Conflicts : WW1
Places Served : France
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