Home | Contact Me | Search

 

 
Set as Homepage
Bookmark Me
  Search Site
Latest News
Print this Page Print Page
 
 

Sergeant Wilfred Arthur Long

 
 

Harrogate Herald - 30th May 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 :

Lance Corporal W A Long

 

Harrogate Herald - 4th July 1917

W H Breare letter

To Lance Corporal W A Long and C Wilkins : 

There is some mistake. Am arranging for the Herald to be forwarded. We do not stop it through soldiers not writing.

 

Harrogate Herald - 28th November 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 :

Sergeant W A Long

 

Harrogate Herald - 30th November 1921

Memorial tablet in porch of the Dragon Road Methodist Church : Full article at War Memorials

The tablet, which is surrounded with an artistic raised border, bears an oval wreath in relief, and the names of the fallen in raised letters in the centre as follows : 

"In honoured memory of the men of this church who fought and died in the Great War. A Bradley, H Bennison, B Bousedale, R Houseman, E [Could be K or H] Hardcastle, A Hood, W A Long, W Macintosh, M Maude, E Middleton, R Preston, N Shepherd, G Topham, W H Weighill, R Wegg. On to the City of God".

Roll of Honour

Rifleman T R Long (West Yorks), son of Mrs T Long, 3 Granville Road, Harrogate, was wounded in the arm last week, and comes from France to England on Friday. He joined the Army two years ago, and went to France twelve months ago. He was employed at Leeds when he enlisted.

 

SDGW

Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

2/5th Battalion

Sergeant Wilfred Arthur Long 200954

Enlisted : Harrogate

Died : 14th June 1918

Died of Wounds  :  France and Flanders

 

 

Home | Contact Me | Search

 

Copyright 2004, 2005 Harrogate Historical Society