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Offline harribobs

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24th Battalion B Company platoon 5
« on: June 21, 2010, 11:23:18 PM »
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Re: 24th Battalion B Company platoon 5
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2010, 10:56:27 AM »
2nd row (from front)
4th from right (hands clasped)

15174 CSM William Bond Grimshaw.

Gassed 2-09-1916, transferred to Tank Corps HQ.

born Wigan 1889
died Blackpool 1971
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.