Newspaper Clips

Local Remembrance 2018

These web pages are part of a local collaborative project marking the Centenary of the end of World War 1 in 1918

The organisations working on this Remembrance Project are:

  • The Horbury, Sitlington and Ossett Branch of The Royal British Legion
  • The Rotary Club of Horbury and Ossett Phoenix
  • The Senior Citizens Support Group (West Wakefield)
  • The Rotary Club of Ossett
  • The Website "Ossett - the history of a Yorkshire town"


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Local Observer Newspaper - Source Material

These are all Horbury and Sitlington relevant clips we have found in the local Observer archived newspapers from the time of the Great War 1914 - 1918

Please be aware that there may be items we have missed in the newspaper archives.

They are presented in no particular order.

Bedford Harry Correspondence to his mother in Middlestown in May 1915

Subsequently those mentioned here all lost their lives Harry Bedford (died 1916), Cecil Bedford (died 1916) and Wilfred Hooper (died 1915).

Harry W Reeve ReportHarry Reeve Photo

We can't find any information about his death during WW1 or afterwards, therefore
we cannot conclude whether he died during the War or he survived the War.