Private Peter Waite

Private Peter Waite, 10th ( Service ) Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment ( Prince of Wales Own ). He was killed in France on 22nd March 1918 on the second day of the German March Offensive ( Operation Michael ) and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Arras, France. He had enlisted in Wooler so it is probable he had lived in the Town. The photographs show Allied troops preparing to resist the oncoming Germans.

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