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Second Lieutenant Thomas Dixon Stocks

Second Lieutenant Thomas Dixon Stocks 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment. [caption id="attachment_8786" align="alignleft" width="248"] Second Lieutenant Thomas Dixon Stocks, from the Keighlian Magazine of Keighley Boys Grammar School[/caption] Early life: Thomas was born in Bingley (registered in Keighley) on 15th April 1896. He was the son of James Isaac, and Emily Stocks,…
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Sergeant Rowland Hill

Sergeant Rowland Hill, 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's(West Riding) Regiment. Service number 3205. [caption id="attachment_8770" align="alignleft" width="247"] Sergeant Rowland Hill, from the Keighlian Magazine archives.[/caption] Early life: Rowland was born in Lothersdale in 1896 and he was baptised at Lothersdale Parish Church on 3rd May. The son of Joseph and Ethel Hill. His father was…
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2nd Lieutenant Ralph Oscar Gladstone

2nd Lieutenant Ralph Oscar Gladstone West Lancashire Field Company, Royal Engineers. [caption id="attachment_8703" align="alignleft" width="246"] Ralph Oscar Gladstone. Image from the 'Keighlian' Magazine.[/caption] Early Life: Ralph Oscar Gladstone, 2nd Lieutenant of the Royal Engineers, was born in Cardiff, 1890 and was the son of Ralph Atchison Gladstone of Newport, Wales and Martha Gladstone of Crosshills,…
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