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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…


25 May 1917 : Pte Charles Henry Gill

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At the 1911 Census the family were living at 49 St John St, Silsden, nr Keighley, Yorkshire. He enlisted on 2nd March 1916 and called up for service on 1 February 1917. He spent two months in the Home Reserve. According to his Medical History he was 5ft 6 inches tall and weighed 127lbs. His level of fitness was considered 'good'. Charles was d…