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Private Richard Wegg


Harrogate Herald - 8th January 1919

W H Breare letter

Private R Wegg, 32230 1/5th West Yorks, C Company, has been missing since April 25th, 1918. His wife has had no news of him. Her home is 27 Grove Park View, Harrogate. She would be grateful for any information you boys could send her.


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".



Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

1/5th battalion

Private Richard Wegg 32230

Born : Middleton St George, Durham

Enlisted : Harrogate

Died : 25th May 1918

Killed in Action

France and Flanders



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