Claro Times - 8th October 1915
Lieutenant J J Greenwood, son of Mrs Greenwood, of
Ripon Road, was well-known in the Rugby football world as a member
of the Yorkshire and Harrogate Old Boys' teams, was wounded on
September 25th, a bullet passing through the right cheek and ear.
His brother-in-law, Lieutenant Norman Hoole, has arrived in London
for treatment for the effects of gas.
Harrogate Herald - 13th October 1915
Lieutenant Hoole, brother of the Rev Douglas Hoole
(who was curate at Christ Church and enlisted soon after the war
started, and the well-known cricketer), was gassed in the battle of
Loos and is now in a London hospital. He married a sister of
Lieutenant Greenwood, the Harrogate Old Boys' and Yorkshire player.
Harrogate Herald - 2nd January 1918
Mentioned in Despatches
Lieutenant Norman Hoole, of The Cottage, Wetherby,
youngest son of the late Mr Arthur Hoole, a well-known racehorse
breeder, of Bickerton Grange (Wisdon Stud), Wetherby, has been
mentioned in despatches. He joined up as a Private in the OPS
Brigade in the early days of the war, and was granted a commission
in the West Yorkshire Regiment in 1914. he was wounded at the battle
of Loos, 1915. He married the sister of Captain J J G Greenwood a
few months before embarking for France.
Harrogate Herald - 16th January 1918
Mentioned in Despatches - Lieutenant N H Hoole, West
Yorks, of Wetherby, brother-in-law of Captain J J Greenwood, was
recently mentioned in despatches.