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Captain George Rothwell Nevitt

 
 

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Prince of Wales's Own (Wets Yorkshire Regiment)

8th battalion (Leeds Rifles) (Territorial)

Capt George Rothwell Nevitt

Killed in Action - 28th November 1917

 

Harrogate Herald - 19th December 1917

Roll of Honour

Captain G R Nevitt (West Yorks), who was killed in action on November 28th, was the younger son of the late Mr J G Nevitt, surgeon, Leeds, and Mrs Nevitt, Harrogate, (and brother of Miss Nevitt, of the Inette Salon). He was shot through the head by a sniper., whom he had engaged with rifle grenades, and killed instantaneously. Prior to receiving his commission in October, 1914, he assisted with the Harrogate Defence League.

 

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