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Stott, Harry Oakley

Rank : Pte

Army Number : 30699

Unit : 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regt.

Biography :

2nd son of Fred (Hairdresser) and Bessie Harriet Stott (nee Hiatt). Grew up in Leeds Yorkshire, married Grace Eames in 1914; probably called up from Hanley Yorkshire

His grandson relates, "My grandfather spoke to me once of entering Jerusalem with Allenby, of seeing an aircraft (a thing of wonder) in a wadi, of being wounded by artillery fire, of being on leave in Egypt and seeing the pyramids".

He survived the war and was the father of three boys and a girl

Also served with Middlesex Regiment (No G/104681)

Date of Birth : 27 Dec 1885

Place of Birth : Leeds?

Date of Death : 1982

Place of Death : Mansfield Woodhouse

Civil Occupation : Pawnbroker (manager)

Period of Service : 1910s

Conflicts : WW1

Places Served : Lebanon, Palestine (had leave in Egypt)

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