|1. Memorial:||Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille||V. A. 5.|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.123|
|3. Memorial:||The (1933) Scroll - Roll of Honour||27D GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Family :Son of Harriet and the late John Gledhill, of 863, North Grove, Linthwaite nr. Huddersfield. Manufacturer (1912).
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit :||342nd Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery|
|Action :||The Battles of the Hindenburg Line and associated actions|
12 September - 12 October 1918. As the momentum of the British advance continued it was clear that the Hindenburg Line defences offered the greatest threat to further advances. It was highly likely that the magnificently engineered defence system would re-establish the status quo of static trench warfare. However a series of magnificent actions at Havrincourt and Epehy paved the way for dramatic crossings of the Canal du Nord and the St Quentin Canal by early October. Both canals had been integrated into the Hindenburg Line system and their capture effectively broke the defensive capability of the system. Soon afterwards the British were attacking at Cambrai (again) and then by mid October were pursuing the Germans to the River Selle.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Colne Valley No. 1645 E.C.||Yorkshire (West Riding)|
6th March 1912
3rd April 1912
1st May 1912
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
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