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12 February 1917: Pte Robert Spencer


From Skipton, Yorks, Robert was born in 1892 and was the eldest of five. Before the war he was a warp dryer in a cotton mill. His father Peter was an engineman in a quarry. Robert died on the operating table in hospital in York. He is buried in St.Stephen's Catholic cemetery, Skipton.   12 February 1917 Research by David O'Mara with additio…

'Hartelebury V.A.D.' a talk by Doug Smith


In the First World War many hundreds of houses were converted into hospitals to help cope with the many thousands of wounded.  When the War ended these houses were closed and the vast amount of records of the patients and nurses who were at these hospitals, destroyed.  Not so Hartlebury VAD Hospital in Worcestershire.  3 valuable autograph books we…