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Private J Drury


Harrogate Herald 24th January 1917

The following are men who have sent us the Army post-card briefly stating that they are well and have received papers and parcels, or whose letters contain views that have repeatedly been expressed by other correspondents, but show their friends that they are all right :

Private J Drury


Harrogate Herald - 21st November 1917

Private J Drury says :

I am sorry to say that I saw in last week's Herald about poor Pearson, and I must say he was one of the most amiable chaps I have ever known, and very cheerful too. I know it will be a big loss to you seeing he was the man who did the book ruling and other jobs. I hope the others on the staff are in the best of health. I have been knocking about the country very much lately, but I think I am settled for the winter now. There is a lad called Yates in the RFA here, and I think he comes from Oatlands district. He is a Harrogate lad. I have made inquiries about him and tried to see him, and last week - I think it was Wednesday - when I asked some of his pals about him, they told me he had a bad cold and was laid up in his billet