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Air Mechanic Tom Raymond Walmsley

Thomas (Tom) Raymond Walmsley Air Mechanic second class (engines) Thomas (Tom) Raymond Walmsley. Royal Navy. Service number F 19088. [caption id="attachment_8882" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Walmsley family grave in Haworth Cemetery on Penistone Hill, Haworth.[/caption] Early life: Tom was born on 13th January 1897. His parents were Thomas Binns Walmsley and Fanny Walmsley née Hartley, who…
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Private Arthur Hutchinson

Arthur Hutchinson Private, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 2nd/6th Bn. Service number 4979. [caption id="attachment_8879" align="alignnone" width="300"] The Hutchinson family grave at Haworth Cemetery on Penistone Hill, Haworth.[/caption] Early life: Arthur was born on the 15th April 1895 at Cross Roads and baptised at St. John's Church at Ingrow, with the baptismal record also…
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Private Michael Henry

Private Michael Henry 6th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. No. 202346. Formerly 18th Battalion, Highland Light Infantry. No. 202864. [caption id="attachment_8837" align="alignleft" width="214"] Private Michael Henry.Photo courtesy Burnley Express.[/caption] Early Life: Michael Henry was born in Keighley in 1900 to James Henry, a labourer aged 24 and Rose Anne Henry (nee Narey) a mill-hand aged…
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Lance Corporal Michael Degnan

Lance Corporal Michael Degnan. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment. Service number 10781. Early life: Michael was born in Darlington, County Durham in 1896. His parents were Patrick and Margaret Degnan and they were living at 7, Bowes Street, St. Hilda, Darlington at that time. In the 1901 census Patrick was employed as…
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