(DC 11/3/1916. Slate & timber Merchant, granted 6 months exemption, and 2 months for his unidentified Thrashing Machine Attendant). (Belper News 15/9/1916; A Hathersage Timber Merchant, who also owns a Threshing Machine, applied for exemption age 37, who had two brothers, single men who had gone into munitions in order to evade military service. Three months exemption granted but it would be hopeless to make any further appeal). 1911C living at Corn Mill House, Hathersage, (now called Leadmill House). There were three Beresford Brothers, this David, Herbert & William. It has not proved possible find out anything on the others, even though they were of military age.