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  • Commonwealth wargrave headstone marking the grave of Harold Wells in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015)
Person Details
Arnold
Harold was born at Arnold in 1899, the son of William and Elizabeth Wells of 46 West Street, Arnold, Nottinghamshire. He was raised in the town and educated at the British School on Front Street. In the 1911 Census he is shown as being 12 yrs of age, a scholar, born in Arnold and living at 46 West Street with his family, father William born 1872, mother Elizabeth also born 1872, and 3 sisters, his parents had been married 17 yrs in 1911 and had 7 children during their marriage only 4 of whom survived, the other 3 dying during infancy. He worked at Allen Solley & Co in Arnold .
He was employed at Allen Solley & Co, Arnold
16 Aug 1917
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459612 - CWGC Website
42597
Private
2nd Bn The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
He enlisted into the Army at Hucknall, Nottingham joining the West Yorkshire Regiment, he was killed in action near Langemarck
He is buried in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium
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  • Commonwealth wargrave headstone marking the grave of Harold Wells in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015)
    Harold Wells - Commonwealth wargrave headstone marking the grave of Harold Wells in Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Peter Gillings (Sept 2015)
  • photo shows Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. 
Courtesy of CWGC
    Hooge Crater Cemetery - photo shows Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of CWGC