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Hodkinson/Whittle   Views: 1205
Drivers Sydney Hodkinson & Arthur Whittle 1917   Comments: 1
Photo: Stephen Oakes   Item #: 25634  
Drivers Sydney Hodkinson & Arthur Whittle 1917
  This photo was taken in 1917. My granddad Sydney Hodkinson is seated, and Arthur Whittle in army uniform is standing. I found out that my granddad joined the army in April 1915, but he was discharged after 4 months when it was found out he was just short of his 15th birthday. During those 4 months, he was a truck driver, so perhaps that's when he met Arthur. My granddad later lived at 9 Longfield Street, New Springs. He lived in Scholes when this was taken.  

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Comments by Marie Garner, 24th February 2018  marie.garner@blueyonder.co.uk 
Arthur Whittle was my Grandfather.

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