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VAD Dr. Alfred George Hebblethwaite

Voluntary Aid Detachment page Alfred George Hebblethwaite Medical Personnel - Surgeon Alfred was one of ten children born to George Hirst Hebblethwaite, a wool merchant and his wife Sarah E Hebblethwaite nee Watts. He was born on 19th June 1868 and baptised on 8th September 1869 at Christ the King Church in Battyeford near Mirfield.…
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VAD George Thorpe

Voluntary Aid Detachment page George Thorpe Corporal; Stretcher Bearer, Convoy and Orderly Duties [caption id="attachment_10509" align="alignleft" width="237"] We think this may be George Thorpe.[/caption] Early life: George Thorpe was baptised on 10th October 1869 at St. Peter's Church in Felkirk, near Barnsley. I believe he was born in the third quarter of that year, his…
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VAD William Edward Harrison

Voluntary Aid Detachment page William Edward Harrison Transport of Wounded and Hospital Work Born on 18th May 1877, William Edward Harrison was baptised on 27th July that year at St. Philemon's Church in Toxteth, Liverpool. [caption id="attachment_10488" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The baptism of William Edward Harrison[/caption] His father was also called William and was originally from…
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