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For original picture see ALC02142. The lad watching in a cap was Harry Victor Barker, Alan Brook’s mum’s dad. He was so fired up by watching these recruits that he subsequently signed up himself, lying about his age to do so. He went to France and…
Postcard on reverse -' With love to Gladys, Willie.' Shoulder badge shows 'Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), arm badge shows he was a Stretcher Bearer and that he was a Corporal and single ribbon on lower arm indicates invalided out.
He is commemorated at Wainsgate Chapel, on the memorial plaque and a photograph, also on his family's memorial in the graveyard.
Claude Served with the Kings Royal Rifle Corps in the first world war. He is in uniform here so this was possibly taken in about 1915. He would have been 18 in 1915 and Gladys would have been 21 and Monica 15.
John with Margaret Mahony nee O'Rourke, 1873 - 1944, with daughter Margaret (Peggy) 1914 – 1993.
22nd Manchester Regiment. Clarance is 4th from right on next to back row. Probably dated 1916 outside army hut before leaving with B.E.F. for France
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