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Offline harribobs

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24th Battalion NCOs
« on: June 18, 2010, 10:42:51 PM »
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Re: 24th Battalion NCOs
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2010, 02:10:20 PM »
front row (seated)
4th from right

My grandfather

15174 William Bond Grimshaw, CSM B Coy, later Sgt D Coy.

Gassed 2-9-1916, transferred to Tank Corps HQ.

born Wigan 1889
married Alice Fowler Henshall, Hope Chapel Oldham, 1915 (granted leave)
died Blackpool 1971
cremated Carleton Cemetery
Borough Police Sergeant at Castleton, Rochdale

The flowers left thick at nightfall in the wood
This Eastertide call into mind the men,
Now far from home, who, with their sweethearts, should
Have gathered them and will do never again.