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Private R Greaves


Harrogate Herald - 12th September 1917

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Mrs Greaves, 6 South Beech Avenue, Starbeck, has received official news that her husband, Private R Greaves, was wounded in the right arm, and admitted to the 7th Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, on 17th August. Private Greaves was employed at North-Eastern Railway, Starbeck, and joined the 12th West Yorks in November, 1914. He went out to France on September 10th, 1915, and went through the battle of Loos on 25th September, 1915. He was also in the battle of St Eloi, when he was wounded, and he was again in the big push at the battle of the Somme in July, 1916. He was transferred to the West Yorks, and was wounded on June 20th at Ypres and again on August 17th at the same place, making the third time wounded.