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Harry M. Daniels
Birth: Dec. 13, 1884
Death: Dec. 13, 1953

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Wymondham, Norfolk, he served as a company Sergeant Major in the 2nd Battalion of the Rifle Brigade Prince Consort's Own, British Army. At the Battle of Neuve Chapelle, France, on March 12, 1915, Sergeant Major Daniels' unit was ordered to an advance on the German trenches which was covered by machine guns and strewn with barbed wire. Sergeant Major Daniels with another comrade volunteered to go forward and cut the barbed wires. Subjected to a very severe machine gun fire, the two men and succeeded in cutting the wires, with both being wounded. Sergeant Major Daniels managed to moved his comrade to a shell hole and applied first aid, staying with him until help arrived. For most conspicuous bravery, he was awarded the on March 30, 1916. Remaining in the Army, he retired a Major in the North Lancashire Regiment in 1930. He rejoined the Army as a recruiting officer in December 1933, was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in 1934 and remained as a recruiting officer in the North of England until retiring for a second time in 1942. He died from heart failure at age 69 in Leeds, England. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Lawnswood Cemetery
Metropolitan Borough of Leeds
West Yorkshire, England
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Record added: Jan 14, 2005
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Harry M. Daniels
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Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
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