DEAKIN, Harry [of Hucknall]

Photo:Pte Harry Deakin

Pte Harry Deakin

Pte., 2nd Bn. Grenadier Guards

"Private Harry Deakin, who is in the 2nd Battalion of the Grenadier Guards, is amongst the wounded, and is now being treated in the Astoria Hospital, Paris.  Only brief letters have come from him, and it is ascertained that he was injured on November 12th by shrapnel, causing paralysis of the lower part of the body and legs"

From the Hucknall Dispatch 31st December, 1914

[Researched by Jim Grundy]

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