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On war Service for Thomas Oxley Ltd, Shiloh Wheel, Stanley Street, 1914 Featured World War One Image

On war Service for Thomas Oxley Ltd, Shiloh Wheel, Stanley Street, 1914

An elephant and two camels doing Government Work for Messrs.. Oxley Ltd of Sheffield. A load consisting of three heavy boilers is being drawn along with comparative ease. Shiloh Works were at Shiloh Wheel also known as Nursery Steam Grinding Wheel

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Sheffield City Battalion [in Egypt], 1916 Featured World War One Image

Sheffield City Battalion [in Egypt], 1916

Richard Arthur Sparling is on the extreme right (cross marked on helmet).Sparling (1890 - 1972) served as a sergeant (and as Orderly Room clerk) in the 12th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment (Sheffield City Battalion, or Sheffield Pals) in World War One. In 1911 he lived at 35 Pickering Road, Sheffield with his widowed mother, Annie, and his brother George, sister in law Mary Ellen and his niece Marjorie (aged 3). Richard was described as a sports and pastimes reporter'. He joined up in September 1914 aged 24. In civilian life he was a sports writer / journalist. He is shown on the 1911 census for Pickering Road aged 20 and is described as a sports writer for a newspaper. Later, he was sports editor of Sheffield Daily Telegraph. He married Millie Archer, whilst on leave from Active Service in August 1915. They had two daughters, Joan ( - 1990) and Marie ( - 2004).
From an original at Sheffield Libraries: arc00327

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The Back Office, 3rd Northern General Hospital, World War I Featured World War One Image

The Back Office, 3rd Northern General Hospital, World War I

Taken from 3rd Northern General Hospital, Sheffield compiled by Professor (then Colonel) A.M. Connell. Taken during the Great War, mostly at the Base Hospital and Longshaw. 1915 - 1918. Cat. No. 940.476274 SSTF

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