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21 November 1917 : Pte George Wilson


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 the Battles of Arras and the Hindenburg Line, he was posted as missing during the Cambrai Offensiv…

4 May 1915: Capt Godfrey Henry Ermen


Before the war Godfrey was a general manager for the English Sewing Cotton Company. Having seen previous service with the 6th Manchester Regiment in the Boer War, he applied for a commission immediately upon the outbreak of war in August 1914, which was granted into the reserve battalion of the West Riding Territorials based at Skipton. Soon (Octo…