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York & District Family History Society Journal, June 2016

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Andrew George Henderson

Corporal 17100 Andrew George Henderson, 2nd Field Company Royal Engineers Andrew enlisted on 21st January 1908 and was serving in Cairo when war broke out. He was referenced by Mr T Rhodes of Huntington, York for whom he worked, presumably as a joiner as this was his role in the Royal Engineers. His parents were […]

John Baillie Barstow

JOHN BAILLIE BARSTOW (1872-1914)   John Barstow was the eldest son of Henry and Cecilia Barstow who lived at Hazelbush, in the village of Stockton-on-the-Forest, outside York.  There were six children altogether, four boys and two girls. Three of the four boys were officers in the British Army before the First World War. John was […]