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Lieutenant Norman H Hoole


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

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Mentioned in Despatches - Lieutenant N H Hoole, West Yorks, of Wetherby, brother-in-law of Captain J J Greenwood, was recently mentioned in despatches.


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