Photograph of Sergeant Arthur Blades

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Photograph of Sergeant Arthur Blades of the East Yorkshire Regiment. Arthur Blades (born 18th October 1894 in Hull, died 1st November 1983, also in Hull) served and was badly wounded in the First World War. His youngest sister Alice reported that he was in a hospital or convalescent home near Sheffield for about nine months. She remembered: "Mother used to make the journey from Hull once a month to see him. When she came home,...