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Sergeant Sibson


Harrogate Herald - 23rd May 1917


Private H Sharpe writes : 

I am in the same battalion as Sgt Sibson, who you will no doubt have seen whilst he was on pass but a few days ago. We are out for a few days' rest, and as luck happens we have been dumped near a YMCA. A few days ago we passed through Bapaume, which on looking round has been a very nice town. We had the divisional band playing to us the other day, and it just reminded me of the band in the Valley Gardens. (W have forwarded Pte Sharpe some games we had in hand - Ed)


Harrogate Herald - 14th November 1917

Roll of Honour

Sergeant Sibson, son of Mr & Mrs J Sibson, 15 Camwal Road, Starbeck, has been wounded in the shoulder, and is in hospital at Edgbaston, Birmingham. He went to Egypt, and then to France, where he was seven months before being wounded. He has three brothers with the colours - Private Fred Sibson, who is on HMS Privet, but is in hospital through an accident; Private Herbert Sibson (WY), who was sent home from France with pleurisy, and after being at Bangor and Midlothian is now in the convalescent camp at Ripon; Private Joe Sibson, who is also in the West Yorks. A nephew, Willie Sibson, is in the RFA.


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