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Bombardier H Spinks


Harrogate Herald - 15th December 1915

Other local lads we reproduce today are Private Arthur Pigg; Private A E Whitfield, 2/5th West Yorks, who is now in France, and was formerly an employee at the general Post Office; Private F B Wilkinson, of 24 Albert Road, Harrogate; Bugler Clifford H Thomson, late patrol leader 1st Harrogate Boy Scouts, now in training with the 15th West Yorks Regiment (Leeds Pals) at Salisbury, who resides at Shortwood, Mount Parade, Harrogate; Driver H Spinks, Royal Field Artillery, who is with the Indian Expeditionary Force, and resides at Inman's Yard, off Grove Road; Private C Wray, 8th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, who has been in France three months; Private F C Andrews, 5th West Yorks, who was in the National Reserves and volunteered soon after the war broke out. He resides at Esplanade Cottages.


Harrogate Herald - 15th December 1915

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Local Lads on Active Service

Driver H Spinks, Royal Field Artillery


Harrogate Herald - 5th December 1917


Bombardier H Spinks writes : 

I was exceedingly sorry to read he many names of men getting killed who I was well acquainted with. Please tender my deepest sympathy to their relatives. The weather is not all that could be desired, but we still keep smiling and "carry on".


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