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21 November 1917 : Pte George Wilson was reported missing in action on this day

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266366 Pte George Wilson, B Coy, 2/6th Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regt The eldest , George worked on his father's dairy farm at Bank House Steeton before the war.  He enlisted into the West Riding Territorials in January 1915 and was sent overseas to join the 62nd Division on the Western Front in February 1917. After taking part in th…


12 December 1917: Pte Harry Vintner

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At the 1911 Census, Harry is given as a 'blacksmith on a washing machine shop'. At the time he was living with his 72 year old widower father in law, his sister-in-law, and his own wife and three children.  By the time of the war Harry had taken up dobby making at Hill Brothers in Keighley. A 'dobby maker' was someone who made the mechanism attach…