Henry Lawrence Willey


Submitted by Rory Herbert.

Henry was Rory’s maternal grand-father.

Born at Sheffield on 13/10/1894, Henry was at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge before the war. He served with the 8th Battalion of the KOYLI regiment with the rank of Captain. He was wounded on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. Henry went on to survive the war and became a Doctor in Sheffield. He died at Sheffield on 7/3/1975.

Henry Lawrence Willey (photo's courtesy of Rory Herbert.)










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