Search results for Duke of Wellington Regiment.

20 January 1917 : 7078 Pte Arthur Munro Harrison, 1/5th Bn. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment.

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From Earby, Yorkshire, a Wesleyan, Munro Harrison was a weaver at Spring Mill, Earby and lived on Stoneybank Road prior to enlistment. With his Short Service Attestation and Medical Records extant we learn that Munro enlisted in the 6th Bn Duke of Wellington Regiment on 1 March 1916. He was 21 years and 10 months old and 5ft 6 ¼ inches tall. He’d …


23 May 1917: 13277 Sgt John Hudson, 9th & 10th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding) Regt.

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13277 Sgt John Hudson, 9th & 10th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding) Regt. Born at Cononley, North Yorkshire in 1895, John was a builder living in Bradley-in-Craven at the time of his enlistment. Enlisting at the beginning of the war, John was serving on the Western Front by mid-1915. Wounded by gas and shrapnel during the phosgene attack of…