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Stott, Harry Oakley
Rank : Pte
Army Number : 30699
Unit : 2nd Battalion Leicestershire Regt.
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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