Walsingham Soldier wins
Word has been received at
his home in Walsingham that Signaller Howard Wingrove, who went
overseas with the 40th Battery from Hamilton, has won the Military
He is a son of Mr. Whitfield
Wingrove, a well known Walsingham farmer.
On the day of the taking of
Vimy Ridge, April 9, "Shorty" Wingrove was selected as one
of a party from the 8th artillery brigade to "string
The work had to be done
under heavy fire, and it appears that Signaller Wingrove was the
only one who was successful in maintaining the communication.