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George Hulley wounded battle of Messines Ridge pte 14512 Sherwood Foresters
George lived at 10 Whaley Lane Whaley Bridge with his family .He worked as a Gig Dyer at the Bleach Works.

The Battle of Passendaele (or Third Battle of Ypres or "Passchendaele") was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the British and their allies against the Germans. The battle took place on the Western Front, between July and November 1917, for control of the ridges south and east of the Belgian city of Ypres in West Flanders. For the soldiers who fought at Passchendaele, it was known as the 'Battle of Mud'.
This page includes the details of our local men that lost their lives in the battle.

The above images demonstrate the sheer devastation of WW 1. Source: Google Images Passendaele

Tom Deplege extreme right sketched the foreground prop for this cartoon style image of fellow Whaley Bridge army pals. He was killed in action 29th May 1917. Aged 24.

Christmas card sent to men serving in armed forces 1917

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