Samuel York


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    Royal Engineers


Driver Samuel York was serving with the Royal Engineers when he passed through Peterborough East Station on Christmas Eve 1916He wrote in the visitors’ book “Kindly accept my compliments and appreciation for allowing me to rest at this fire. And accept my Heartiest Wishes to all for a Bright and Merry Xmas and New Year.”

Samuel’s service record has not been located, but his medal card reveals he embarked to France on 27 September 1915 and was discharged on 17 February 1919.  He was awarded the British War and Allied Victory Medals and the 15 Star.

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