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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 )
Son of Joseph saville Ramsden and Sarah Jane Ramsden of Whin Bank, Sealby Rd. Scarborough, Native of Brandi Carr, Wakefield
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
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