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In Memory of

Harold Ramsden, Private 15/1102
15th Bn. West Yorkshire Regiment, Prince of Wales Own
(Known as the Leeds Pals regiment)
who died aged 24 on 20th August 1916.
( actual age would have been 26 )

Born Wrenthrope
Elisted colsterdale
Son of Joseph saville Ramsden and Sarah Jane Ramsden of Whin Bank, Sealby Rd. Scarborough, Native of Brandi Carr, Wakefield

Commemorated at Le Touret Militery Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, Pas de Calais, France
Harold ramsden Plaque - 14Kb-jpg Harold Ramsden's grave notification - 9Kb-jpg

The official Director of Graves
Registration photograph of
Harold Ramsden plaque

The official Director of Graves
Registration Form informing of the
location of Harold Ramsden grave.

Harold final action

Family story is that Harold was shot by a sniper while shaving
during one of the lulls in the fighting. He had balanced his shaving mirror on the edge of the trench which is what probably first caught the snipers attention.
Medical card PRO ref W0372/16

# Harold was Baptised at St Anns Church Wrentrope 27 April 1890 ,
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