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Harrogate Herald - 8th August 1917

W H Breare letter

I have just received a letter from Mrs J Tipling, of 17 Lanthorn Road, Frizinghall, Bradford, saying she has received a letter from her husband, Corporal Tipling, of the West Yorks, stating that he is in Passmore Edwards Hospital, London, suffering from the effects of gas, but is improving very nicely. He is the eldest son of Mrs Tipling, Roker Road, Harrogate, and brother of Sapper H Tipling, who is a prisoner of war in Germany. There seems to have been quite a number of gas cases recently. I wish you boys would keep a constant eye on your gas helmets. I shall not forget in a hurry that gas attack of December 19th, 1915, which caught so many of our brave lads. They were unprepared then, and one Harrogate boy in his haste to warn the others forgot his own helmet and died of gas poisoning. You could help each other a lot if you reminded those about you occasionally that there were such things as gas helmets and should always be within reach.

 

Harrogate Herald 8th August 1917

Mrs J Tipling, of 17 Lynthorne Road, Frizinghall, Bradford, has received a letter from her husband, Corporal Tipling, West Yorks, stating that he is in the Passmore Edwards' Hospital, London, suffering from the effects of gas, but is improving very nicely. He is the eldest son of Mrs Tipling, Roker Road, Harrogate, and a brother of Sapper H Tipling, who is a Prisoner of War in Germany.

 

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