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Corporal Stanley Wilford


Harrogate Herald - 25th April 1917

Chats with the Wounded

Corporal Stanley Wilford, of the Welsh Horse, nephew of Thomas E Wilford, of Teignmouth Villa, Franklin Mount, Harrogate, is in the Royal Bath Hospital suffering from the effects of trench fever. In the early period of the war, Corporal Wilford was in the Merchant Service, and subsequently joined the Army. He went through he Irish Rebellion, in which the Welsh Horse did useful work. Later on he went to France, and took part in a number of engagements. He contracted trench fever, and was invalided home, and went into hospital in Cheshire. From there he was transferred to the Harrogate hospital. During the few days he has been here he has made steady improvement, and is going on well. He has been out altogether just over twelve months.

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