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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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VAD John William Harrison

Voluntary Aid Detachment page John William Harrison Hospital Duty and Transport of Wounded John William Harrison was born on 16th June 1879 in Keighley and baptised on 2nd November that year. [caption id="attachment_10482" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The baptism record for John William Harrison[/caption] His parents were Joseph Harrison, a cotton warp dresser from Keighley, and Annie…
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