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11 December 1917: Sgt Charles Peachey MM, 1/6th Bn Duke of Wellingtons (W Riding) Regt.


From Settle, Yorkshire, a veteran of the Battle of Aubers Ridge in 1915 and the Somme in 1916, Charles Peachey (by now mentioned in dispatches and promoted to Sergeant and, on occasion, appointed acting Warrant Officer 2nd Class) was awarded the Military Medal for actions during the Battle of Poelcapelle (3rd Ypres) in 1917. He was killed in actio…

7 January 1918: 42860 Rmn Walter Leeming


  A farmer's son and the youngest of five, by the age of 14 at the 1911 Census, Walter was working on the farm with his siblings.  Walter was killed in action whilst on a patrol in the Zonnebeke sector. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot memorial to the missing. 42860 Rmn Walter Leeming, 1/8th West Yorkshire Regiment (…