Corporal G Noble lived on Wimblebury Road, Heath Hayes. He enlisted with the Cheshire Regiment in February 1915 and after training served at Arras and Ypres.
In July 1916 he was injured and was sent back to England to convalesce. After recovering he was sent to Italy and then later France again, where he was gassed. He was once more sent back to England to recover and was later discharged.
He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M) and the Military Medal (M.M) for his bravery during the conflict, in particular acting as a stretcher bearer. He received his honours and a gold watch in 1918 at the Technical Institute in Hednesford.