Category Archives: Ingrow

Lance Corporal Norman Wright

'A' Company, 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.) Service no. 29369. [caption id="attachment_10471" align="alignleft" width="246"] Norman Wright, probably taken before he went off to war.[/caption] Early life: Norman was born in April 1897 and his birth was registered in Keighley. His parents were Henry and Emily Wright and in the 1901 census they…
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Sergeant Major Henry Hartley

Sergeant Major Henry Hartley, (Private, 1st Battalion Cameron Highglanders, no 3551) later 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment. Regimental Number 6/2332, 265496 [caption id="attachment_10162" align="alignleft" width="257"] Sergeant Major Henry Hartley MM, from the Keighley News 3rd June 1916[/caption] Early life: Henry was born in Keighley in 1873, his birth being registered in the…
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Craftsman Fred Hobson

Craftsman Fred Hobson, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Royal Artillery. Service Number: 251451 [caption id="attachment_9177" align="alignleft" width="152"] Fred's photograph from the Keighley News[/caption] Fred Hobson was born in Barnsley on 13th August 1920. He was one of ten children and he lived at 11, Birch Grove, Ingrow with his parents William and Annie (née Wood.)…
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