Corporal Alexander SPINK
Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Corporal Alexander SPINK. 1377
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Corporal Alexander SPINK

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Corporal Alexander SPINK. 1377.

5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Killed 15 September 1916.
Born Nawton (Helmsley, Yorks), Enlisted Pickering (Yorks)

Son of Mr W Spink of Pickering. A Pre-War Territorial he went to the front in May 1915 and was wounded 2 weeks later. Returned to the front in January 1916, and just prior to being killed had taken the place of Sgt. L Harker who was wounded.

(Photo from the Beck Isle Museum Archives/Collection. Ref: Roger Dowson, <>)

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