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  • Wooden memorial in St Mary Magdalene Church, Hucknall courtesy of Peter Gillings
Person Details
He was the son of Walter and Frances Mary Bass and the brother of Frank and Frances Hilda Bass. In 1911 they lived at Forge Mill Bestwood Nottinghamshire. He was the husband of Bertha (née Reeve) Bass.
He was a teacher.
24 Apr 1918
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852651 - CWGC Website
Captain
  • MC MC Military Cross
10th Bn The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Harold Bass joined the 10th Battalion in October of 1915 just after the the Battle of Loos. He served in the Armentieres sector through until the spring of 1916 when the battalion moved down to prepare for the Somme offensive. Bass saw action just to the north of Fricourt on July 1st 1916, the opening day of the Somme. He fought at Arras and at Passchendaele in 1917 as the adjutant. In February of 1918 the battalion was disbanded and Bass was attached to the 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. He was killed at Villers Bretoneux.
Probate was awarded to Bertha Bass widow (£44 9s 2d). Pozieres memorial
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  • Wooden memorial in St Mary Magdalene Church, Hucknall courtesy of Peter Gillings
    Harold Bass - Wooden memorial in St Mary Magdalene Church, Hucknall courtesy of Peter Gillings